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“Dennis and family - I am so very sorry for your your loss and sending prayers of comfort to you every day. My deepest sympathies. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Marianna King

“Sorry Dennis for your loss. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Craig Stoyanovich

“I had to pleasure of knowing Mike from both the local gym and TACOM. He was a great person and will be sorely missed. My prayers go out to his...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: William Bowen

“Dennis and Family,My heart aches for your family. My sincere sympathy and prayers for you and your family. I can only imagine the pain in your heart....Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Virginia Perdomo - Warren, MI

“Michael you were a wonderful father to my grandson. A great friend to me and Uncle Christopher. May the loving angels in heaven wrap their arms...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Deb Sullivan-Simons

“Mike was a gentle and giving soul. I hope his surviving family understands that he improved so many lives and hearts - whether they walked on 2 feet...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Pecunia313

“My deepest sympathies to 'Mr. Mike's' family. We were heartbroken to learn of Mr. Mike's loss. Mr. Mike provided excellent care to my daughter,...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Katherine Ferguson

“I'm so lost for words! I'm so happy to have met him as one of Jacobs former teachers. Jacob was his world. He was always helping out in the class. He...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ms Purcell

“I am so very very sad and sorry for your loss. As one of Jacob's former teachers I had the privilege to get to know Mr. Rollins and it was evident...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Christine King

“We loved "Mr Mike" from Ferry Kids Club - such a great guy - wonderful with all of the kids - I was shocked to hear about his loss. I was thinking...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Laura Wenz

“To Mike's Family and Friends:Mike impacted our lives at Army Community Service (ACS). He will be missed. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Gwen McCarthy

“I knew him from his time at Ferry Elementary, and I'm so sad to hear about his passing. He was a dear person, and well liked. :-( ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Annie

“So very sorry to hear about Michael, wish your family all the best in coping with his loss. Words cannot express how sorry I feel for the family. ...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ken Kish

“I am so sorry to hear about Michael- he was very energetic, as I watched him in a class that he gave us on Friday 11/18. I was blessed by his...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Charles Schott- TACOM


Michael William Rollins May 12, 1984 – November 23, 2016 Michael was the kind of person who could make friends with anyone. He always had a smile on his face and was so happy go lucky. He always brought laughter, joy, and silliness wherever he went. He cared so much for other people and animals. He loved all of his animals, especially his dogs: Dylan, Roxanne, and Tyson. He would train other people's dogs, and bring in his own dogs to the schools to help with the special education children, as well as occasionally assist with the elementary schools. Bringing joy to other people was one of Michael's favorite pastimes. He especially loved his Marvel comic books. His favorite Marvel character was The Punisher. This character is known for always helping others when in need and standing up for what is right. He is a "holds no bar, kick in the teeth, I'm going to help you anyway I can" type of fictional character. If I could compare Michael to The Punisher, he would fit him to the T. Michael would do anything for anyone. He was always there. He loved helping people and was amazing with children. As many of you know, he was known as Mr. Mike in the schools. He positively impacted and touched many lives. But his true passion in this world was his son, Jacob. He loved Jacob with every ounce of his being. Michael was a devoted and loving father. Everyone that knew him, knew that Jacob was his whole world. And I know in my heart that he will continue to watch over and protect Jacob from Heaven. Michael will forever be in our hearts. This isn't "goodbye." This is "I'll see you later, dude." Michael is survived by his son Jacob, his mother Barbara, his father Dennis, his Granny Rose Mary Rollins, and his sister Michelle and her husband Daniel. Family will have visitation Saturday, December 3, 2-6 pm at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods.

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