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Peggy Ostlie-McCollum


*** Peggy's service can be viewed at the following link: https://www.ebenezerflc.org/live-streaming/


Peggy McCollum, 98, of Jamestown, ND passed away April 21, 2021 at the Jamestown Regional Medical Center after injuries from a fall. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 26, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church in Northwood, ND. A visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

 Althea (Peggy) Hayward was born January 19, 1923 to Virgil and Myrtle (Cruse) Hayward in Doyon, ND.  The family moved to Shevlin, MN when she was 5 and she grew up in that area.

 She married Gilmore Ostlie on September 2, 1944.  They lived in Northwood and raised their 6 children there.  Gilmore died in 1992. She later married Richard McCollum. They lived in Mahnomen and Bagley, MN. Richard died in 2006 after which she lived in Grand Forks and Northwood before moving to Jamestown in 2014.  Peggy enjoyed sewing, jigsaw puzzles, Wheel of Fortune, the Minnesota Twins, green tea and her morning grape fruit.

 She is survived by her children, Renae (Robert) Cohen, New York, NY; Neil (Sue) Ostlie, Runaway Bay, TX; Dan Ostlie, Las Vegas, NV; Mitchell Ostlie, Jamestown, ND.  Grandchildren Rachelle, Brendt, Christopher, Erin, Kyle, Nick, Lauren, Ashley, Katie, Alex, Camden, Lyndsey, Matthew, Jackson, Landon. 9 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Sisters Donna Soderstrom and Marlos Bates and numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Gilmore and Richard. Children Ward and Cheryl. Siblings Eva, Alma, Harold, Max, Margaret, Gitona, Dorothy, Ilene, Delbert, Carlos, Dale and Neil.


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Thought are with my cousins today during this difficult time.
Flowers were purchased, purple and yellow.
May God keep you all safe and comforted.

Becky Fletcher Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM

Danny, Mitch, Neil and Renae,
Its never easy losing a parent, but Peggy was one of the strongest and most independent woman Ive ever known. She, and all of you, will always hold a special place in my heart. (As well as her recipe for Grandma noodles!!) Thinking of you all.

Kris Smith Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM

My condolences to the family. I don't have any specific memories of Peggy, but suspect I met her as a young boy. I am a grandson of her sister Dorothy. I will keep you in my prayers in the days ahead.

Jeff Bromaghin
Anchorage, Alaska

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4.

Jeff Bromaghin Apr 25 2021 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to Peggy's family at this sad time.....xxDonna

Donna Splettstaszer Apr 25 2021 12:00 AM

I met Peggy when I worked for Mandels in Grand Forks..I always enjoyed waiting on her..We became friends and I had the pleasure of getting to know her..She was a lovely lady..My sympathy to all her loved ones..

Gloria Patocka Apr 25 2021 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to your family at this sad time.
XX Becky

Becky Apr 23 2021 12:00 AM