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Mildred Elaine Colbert

August 12, 1933April 1, 2021
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Mildred Elaine Colbert, age 87, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2021.

Born in Williamston, MI in August of 1933, she was the daughter of Spencer and Margaret Worthington (Cornell). She graduated from Okemos High School and Lansing School of Business. She is also the widow of John P. Colbert, who passed in 1991.

She worked as a secretary at Okemos Schools, and later as a secretary for the State of Michigan in the Office of Management and Budget. In her retirement she gave of her time at the VFW, Post 6132, of which she was a member. She served as secretary and treasurer of their Women’s Auxiliary.

She enjoyed crocheting, playing Bingo, and watching MSU Basketball. She loved talking to her family, and video chatting with her great grandchildren. She was supportive, generous, gracious and beautiful. Her hair and makeup were always perfect.

She is survived by her daughters Linda A Tomanica (Joseph) and Tanya Miller (Clyde); Grandchildren Ben Tomanica, Margaret Clegg (Brad), Theresa Jacobs (Jeff), and Lisa Cassel; Great grandchildren Marissa Bush, Julius and Evelyn Jacobs.

She was preceded in death by parents Spencer & Margaret Worthington, sister Eunice Worthington, and brother James Worthington. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Swick.

A private service will be held at Tiffany Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 7th at 1 pm. Friends and family may join the service safely from home through our livestream at https://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/51572. Interment at Glendale Cemetery will immediately follow the services.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Heart Association in Mildred’s honor at https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageNavigator/donatenow_heart.html.

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    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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