Grant M. Collier, 37, of Sandusky, died Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Firelands Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 4, 1984 in Bay City, Michigan to Terry & Linda (VanWert) Collier. Grant graduated from Garber High School in Essexville, Michigan, then went on to further his education and received his bachelor's degree in Crop & Soil Science from Michigan State University. Recently he received his master's degree in Agricultural Science from The Ohio State University. He was a regional sales manager and agronomist for Stine Seed Company.
Grant loved being outdoors, whether it was farming, fishing, hunting, Cedar Point, or spending time with his family. His passion for farming began at a very young age. He loved working on the family farm and running the roadside stand before heading to college. He enjoyed spending time with his family at the "Big Creek Ranch" in Au Gres, Michigan. Grant was cheering for the Michigan State Spartans whenever he had a chance. Grant had strong Christian values, was a hard worker who was generous, kind, and fun-loving. He could light up a room with his sense of humor and wit. Above all, he was a dedicated family man. He loved being a dad and playing with his children.
Grant is survived by his wife, Sarah (Cullen), whom he married April 29, 2017. Also surviving are their three children: Cora, Camden, Waylon; his parents, Terry & Linda Collier of Essexville, Michigan; his in-laws, John & Jill Cullen of Port Clinton; siblings: Jeffrey (Yolanda) Collier; Kevin (Katie) Collier; Jill (Matthew) Brunette; brother-in-law, Christian (Elise) Cullen; sister-in-law, Rachel (Paul) Driskell; and ten nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be 1:00-3:30pm Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St, Clyde. A Catholic Prayer service will begin at 3:30pm Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Sarah for the future care of the children, sent to the funeral home, 218 S. Main St, Clyde, Ohio 43410.
Additional visitation will be Friday, April 8, 2022 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Vigil at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 821 N. Pine Rd., Essexville, MI 48732. On Saturday, April 9, 2022, visiting will continue at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. John the Evangelist Church), 614 Pine St., Essexville, MI 48732 from 10:00 AM until Grant's 11:00 AM Funeral Liturgy. Fr. Dale Orlik will preside.
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