Lora Jane (Lewis) McCollum


Lora McCollum

Lora McCollum

Lora Jane McCollum, 64, of Gardner, KS passed away October 7, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.

Memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Visitation before the service at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be made to www.brucefuneralhome.com

Lora was born September 15, 1951 in Olathe, KS to Allen Russell and Shirley Ann (Endecott) Lewis. She grew up in Olathe where she graduated from Olathe High School in 1969. Lora married Robert McCollum in Olathe on July 29, 1972. She was a long time resident of Gardner. Lora was primarily a homemaker but worked for 14 years as a typesetter for the Olathe News and also worked for Cookbook Publishing. She was a member of the KC area Interstate Street Rods car club. Lora loved spending time with her family and grandkids. She also enjoyed cooking. Lora will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Clayton Lewis. Lora is survived by her husband Robert of the home; sons, Brandon and wife Karen McCollum, Tecumseh, KS and Jeffrey and wife Stacy McCollum, Clearwater, KS; siblings, Greg Lewis, FL, Cheryl Heller, Grandview, MO and Bryan Lewis, Gardner, KS; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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