Nela Mae <I>Rogers</I> McCollum

Nela Mae Rogers McCollum

Martin City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Jan 2018 (aged 94)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
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Nela Mae McCollum, 94, Topeka, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at Midland Hospice House. She was born May 19, 1923, in Martin City, MO, the daughter of Walter W. and Maggie Mae (Redpath) Rogers.

Nela graduated from Stanley High School. Before her marriage she worked in the Topeka offices of the Santa Fe Railroad. After raising her family she drove a school bus for Shawnee Heights School District for 27 years. She was a member of East Side Baptist Church for 40 years.
On November 11, 1946, Nela was married to Walter “LeRoy” McCollum, at First Presbyterian Church, Topeka. He preceded her in death on December 11, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two sisters; and daughter-in-law, Lora (Robert).
Surviving are three sons: Rodger McCollum (Tina) of North Bend, WA, Robert McCollum of Gardner, KS, and Rodney McCollum of Topeka; five grandchildren: Brandon McCollum (Karen) of Topeka, Jeffrey McCollum (Stacy) of Melbourne, FL, Scott McCollum (Heather) of Reno, NV, Drew McCollum (Melody) of Olympia, WA, and Sarah McCollum (Miquel) of Hypoluxo, FL; eight great-grandchildren: Tyler McCollum (Karen), Austin McCollum (Stacy), Ada McCollum, Kayla McCollum, Kayden McCollum, Ryan McCollum, Emma McCollum, and Carter McCollum; and two great-great-grandchildren: Hudson McCollum and Miles McCollum. Interment: Olathe Cemetery Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas

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  • Created by: Dan DeMuynck Wesonig
  • Added: 2 Feb 2018
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