Roger McCollumRoger B. McCollum, 82, of Duluth, formerly of Superior, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in St. Luke’s hospital with his family at his side.
Roger B. McCollum, 82, of Duluth, formerly of Superior, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in St. Luke’s hospital with his family at his side.
Roger was born July 16, 1930, in Shevlin, Minn., to James and Emma McCollum. On May 13, 1961, Roger married Helen Janovick. Roger was a member of the U.S. Marines.
He worked at the Continental Grain Elevator for many years and then became the owner/operator of Helen’s Place in Gary/New Duluth with his wife, Helen.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his nine siblings.
Roger is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helen; children Terri McCollum, Janet Udean, Mary Jo McCollum and Jim (Kelly) McCollum, all of the Duluth area; grandchildren Erik Fernquist, Jessica Fernquist and Ashley Udean; great-grandchildren Cora and Apollo; and many other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of St. Luke’s hospital for all their kindnesses.
A GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 9 until the 10 a.m. memorial service Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave.