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McCollum, Eletta L.
Eletta L. McCollum 84, of Washington, IL, passed away Sunday December 19, 2010, 5:35 am at her home. She was born March 30, 1926 in Mahnomen, MN the daughter of Peter and Rose Neisen. She married Robert J. McCollum on October 17, 1946 in Ft. Madison he preceded her on April 23, 2008.

She is survived by four sons Robert L. (June) McCollum of Little Rock, AK., Peter J. (Deborah) McCollum of Boca Raton, FL., Michael A. (Michele) McCollum of Media, IL., Mark L. (Sheila) McCollum of Metamora, IL; 7 grandchildren; six brothers Elroy (Irene) Neisen of Mahnomen, MN, Edwin (Cora) Neisen of St. Cloud MN, Peter (Dorothy) Neisen of Fargo North Dakota; Urban (Rita) Neisen of St. James, MN, James (Donna) Neisen of Vermillion, MN, Donald (Jean) Neisen of St. Cloud, MN, One sister Rosemary Klinkhammer of Mahnomen, MN She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 brother, 1 sister.

Eletta was born and raised in Minnesota. She worked for Santa Fe Railroad and also worked as a secretary for the Farm Bureau. She enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles. She was a member of St. Pats Catholic Church.

Funeral mass will be Wednesday December 22, 2010 at St. Pats in Raritan, IL; burial will be in the St. Pat's Catholic Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday December 22, 2010 from 12:00-1:00 pm at Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL. Memorials may be made in her memory. Please sign the guestbook at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Roseville is in charge of the arrangements.
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