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Betty McCollum

d. June 5, 1930

Betty Faye McCollum, daughter of Forest and Martha (Cardwell) Snyder, was born June 5, 1930 at Belleville , Kansas . She passed from this life Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Madonna Hospital in Lincoln , Nebraska . She was 80 years of age. When Betty was a young girl her family moved to Grand Island , Nebraska and she attended schools there. Her first job was setting pins at the local bowling alley in Grand Island . While in high school, the family returned to the Belleville area and she graduated from Belleville High School . Throughout her life, Betty worked in various jobs. She spent many years in food services. She managed the kitchen and bar for the Belleville Country Club when it was located across form the airport and when it was first relocated to its present location. Betty and Frank managed the V.F.W. also worked at the old Eagles Lodge in Belleville , and she cooked at the Belleville schools for several years. Betty worked for M-C Industries in Belleville until she retired several years ago. Betty and Frank McCollum were married August 9, 1993 and they have enjoyed these many years together. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; infant grandsons Matt & Trinity Saip; sisters Esteline and Alice; brothers Jim, Gene, and Walt Snyder. She will be forever remembered by her husband Frank; children Sid Saip and partner Donna Francis; Judy Vizner and husband Lee all of Belleville, Garland Saip, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Wanda Ray, Las Cruses, New Mexico; step-children Shannon McCollum and wife Laurie, Topeka, Kansas, Michele Peterson, Littleton, CO, and Michael McCollum, Littleton, CO; 13 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; brother Forest Junior Snyder., Olathe, Kansas; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 10, 2011 at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville , Kansas . Family inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials were suggested to the Republic County Relay for Life. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville , Kansas was in charge of these arrangements.

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