MCCOLLOUGH, Hazel M. (1915-2015)
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Date: 1/29/2021 at 23:20:26
Hazel Marie McCollough
(July 25, 1915 - Aug. 2, 2015)
HOLSTEIN - Services for Hazel Marie McCollough, 100, of Holstein, formerly of Ida Grove, were held August 4, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove with Revs. Chad Lierman and Marvin Lindley officiating. Burial was in Ida Grove Cemetery in Ida Grove with Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home in Ida Grove in charge of arrangements.
Hazel Marie McCollough was born in Benson, Minnesota on July 25, 1915 to James Sylvester and Jennie Christine (O’Brien) Vaught. She moved to Iowa with her parents as a young child. She attended country schools in Battle Creek and Ida Grove, Iowa and graduated from Ida Grove High School with the class of 1933. Hazel was united into marriage to Howard Dresden Lorenzen on May 23, 1934. Together they operated Howard’s Electric Shop in Ida Grove until his death on February 28, 1947. To this union three children were born: Leslie James, Richard Lee and Audrey Kay. Hazel worked at the Golden Rule grocery store and the Ida Grove Creamery for a few years and then in the office of Western Iowa Telephone Company for nine years.
She was united into marriage to Donovan Edwards McCollough on October 25, 1958. She worked as a Deputy in the Motor Vehicle Department of the Ida County Treasures Office from 1960 until 1979 when she and her husband retired. Donovan passed away on July 3, 1987. Hazel continued to make her home in Ida Grove. She died Aug. 2 at Char-Mac Assisted Living in Holstein at the age of 100.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; son, Leslie James; husband, Howard Lorenzen; husband, Donovan McCollough; sisters and in-laws: Frances (Ed) Nielsen, Kathryn (Otto) Schuett, Jean (Les) Petersen; and brother, James (Marge) Vaught. Survivors include one son and his wife, Richard “Dick” and Sue Lorenzen of Princeton, Minnesota; one daughter and her husband, Audrey “Kay” and David Heil of Madison Lake, Minnesota
Sources: Ida County Courier, Ida Grove, Iowa, Thurs., Aug 6, 2015 and Christensen-VanHouten Funeral Services, Ida Grove, Iowa at http://www.christensenvanhouten.com/
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