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"Al" Cletus E. Collum

October 23, 1935 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 81)

"Al" Cletus E. Collum, 81, of Rural Columbia City, passed away at 9:47 a.m. on May 3, 2017 at his home.

Born in Booneville, Mississippi on October 23, 1935, he was a son of Cletus L. and Virginia (Murphy) Collum.

Cletus was married on February 29, 1972 to Brenda J. Kufalk she survives.

He retired from Dana Corp. after 44 years of service.

Cletus is survived by his wife, Brenda Collum of Columbia City; two children, Ruth (J) Kiser of Churubusco and Kenneth L. Collum of Booneville, MS; three siblings, Darrell (Annette) Collum of Booneville, Betty (Tommy) Payne and Judy Green both of Theodore, Al; six grandchildren, Cully (Nicole) Wall, Kristin Collum, Anthony Gardner, Brian Gardner, Sherry Pilkington, and Terrie Briley; and eight great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Delmar Collum; a sister, Virginia Collum; a grandson John Wall.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Whitley County Humane Society.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society of Whitley County
951 South Main Street, Columbia City IN 46725

 Service Information

No services to be held

Sheets and Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

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