Today
24°
Partly Sunny
Tonight
15°
Mostly Cloudy
2%
Tomorrow
30°
Cloudy
15%
Tomorrow Night
21°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Saturday
38°
Mostly Cloudy
7%
Saturday Night
29°
Mostly Clear
14%
Sunday
41°
Slight Chance Rain/Snow
59%
Sunday Night
33°
Cloudy
17%
Monday
42°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
24%
Monday Night
36°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Tuesday
39°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Tuesday Night
27°
Partly Cloudy
9%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, November 3rd, 2008
John McCollum
John F. McCollum, 76, of St. Marys, died at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
He was born Oct. 22, 1932, in St. Marys, to Samuel and Allie Stoker McCollum. On May 2, 1952, he married Edna Annabelle Longsworth, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Michael (Lori), Lima, Larry (Carrie) and Thomas, all of St. Marys, and Robert, Cincinnati; two daughters, Cheryl (Alva Joe) Daniel, St. Marys, and Lisa (Darrell) Wilder, Van Wert; a sister, Mary, St. Marys; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Donald; a brother, Samuel; two sisters, Ellen Knous and Delores Moon; and a great-grandson.
He retired in 1995 from the Minster Machine Company, where he worked for 28 years as a welder. He was a member of the American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, both in St. Marys, and the First Church of the Nazarene and attended the St. Marys Missionary Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in the 11th Airborne Division.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Alva Joe Daniel officiating. Burial with graveside military rites is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral Home.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Additional obituaries on this date
Former Coldwater resident Leona E. Koesters, 90, of St. Henry, died at 7:40 a.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Paul Langenkamp, 71, of state Route 47, Sidney, died Nov. 2, 2008, at his resid [More]
Mary Joan Leonard, 74, 500 Bruns Ave., Apt. 40, Celina, died at 2 p.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]