|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1901|
|Death: ||Oct. 14, 1987|
Joseph Collum, 86, of Brooklyn, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, IA.
The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Brooklyn, with the Rev. Karl Holtkamp officiating. Organist was Marilyn Kriegel. Pallbearers were Patrick Collum, Steve Plants, Carl Lacaeyse, Raymond Brau, Jeff Collum, Brian Collum, Brad Collum and Daryl Brau. Honorary bearers were Wallace Edelen, Jack Patten, Alvin Foster, Marvin Reitzler, George Henry, Bill Kriegel and Don Lender. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn, with the Nevenhoven Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The son of Hugh and Emma O'Brien Collum, he was born on March 13, 1901, in Poweshiek County. He attended rural school., Mr. Collum did construction work and farmed south of Brooklyn from 1930 to 1974 when he retired and moved to Brooklyn.
He was married to Mary Snook on Nov. 16, 1930, in Brooklyn. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
He is survived by five sons, Joseph Jr. of Wilton, Thomas of Fairfield, James of Grinnell, Robert of Brooklyn and David of Brooklyn; four daughters, Mary Ann Plants of Brooklyn, Delores Lacaeyse of Montezuma, Patricia Brau of Guernsey and Joyce Watson of Marengo; one brother, Dynise Collum of Grinnell; two sisters, Jean Nowotny and Mildred Kent, both of Brooklyn; 29 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and one foster great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son, John Paul; one daughter; four brothers; three sisters and one grandson.
Hugh Joseph Collum (1867 - 1924)
Emma Elizabeth O'Brien Collum (1871 - 1929)
Mary Snook Collum (1908 - 1951)*
Joseph M. Collum (1931 - 1996)*
Patricia Louise Collum Brau (1937 - 2005)*
John Paul Collum (1950 - 1951)*
Raymond William Collum (1892 - 1957)*
Mary Ann Collum Cram (1894 - 1956)*
James Thomas Collum (1895 - 1970)*
John Edward Collum (1896 - 1978)*
Margaret E. Collum (1900 - 1984)*
Joseph Patrick Collum (1901 - 1987)
Regina "Jean" Evelyn Collum Nowotny (1902 - 1994)*
Frances E Collum Moore (1904 - 1987)*
Dynise A. Collum (1906 - 1992)*
Mildred Genevieve Collum Kent (1911 - 1989)*
Charles Leonard Collum (1915 - 1980)*
Created by: Butler12
Record added: Nov 16, 2010
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