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Kenneth Wayne McCollom

April 18, 1941 November 25, 2017
Kenneth Wayne McCollom
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Obituary for Kenneth Wayne McCollom

Kenneth Wayne McCollom, 76, of Waterloo, died Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home following a massive stroke.

He was born April 18, 1941 in Jefferson, Iowa, son of Bruce and Ethel McCormick McCollom. He married Kay Purdy and later divorced. He married Pearl Posusta.

Ken graduated from Grand Junction High School. He served as a Sergeant 5th Class in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the 133rd Grand Duty Track Vehicle Mechanics and Track Vehicle Mechanic. While serving in Banburg, Germany, he drove an M-88 tank.

He was employed at Witham Auto Center and Tuffy Auto Service for 38 years.

Survived by: his wife; his children, Tim (Samantha) McCollom; Amy (Chris) Reynolds, Tom (Doreen Morris) Posusta and Rochelle (Joel) Peters; five grandchildren, Kassidy, Alec, Alyssa, Jake and Sadie; a great-granddaughter, Austyn; five step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Mary) McCollom of Waterloo; one sister, WeEtta Correy of Fullerton, Calif; a brother-in-law, Bill Brindley of Logan, Utah; a sister-in-law, Julie McCollom of Jefferson, Iowa.

Preceded in death by: two children, Denton and Melissa; three brothers, Art, Jack and Robert; four sisters, Gladys, Vivian, Irene and Lois; and several nephews and a niece.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery where full military rites will be conducted by the Cedar Falls Amvets and the Iowa Army Honor Guard. Public visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Monday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway and continue for one hour before services at the church on Tuesday.

Memorials: Cedar Valley Hospice Home or Kimball Avenue Methodist Church.

Ken enjoyed his grandchildren, gardening, woodworking, Ford cars and helping his friends and neighbors.

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4:00 PM 11/27/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/27/2017 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
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10:30 AM 11/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church

1207 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50702

Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church
1207 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50702 Iowa
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11:45 AM 11/28/2017 11:45:00 AM
Garden of Memories Cemetery

3669 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

Garden of Memories Cemetery
3669 Logan Avenue Waterloo 50703 Iowa
United States

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