Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Jeannette M. McCollam

Passed away on December 31, 2020

Jeannette M. McCollam (nee Sikora), age 87. Late of Crete, IL. Passed away on December 31, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Albert Specius and the late Gerald McCollam. Loving mother of Diane (Steve) Robinette and Jim (Kellie) Specius. Cherished grandmother of Nicole (Jon) O’Connor, Lauren (Connor) Leto, Jack and Will Specius. Adored great-grandmother of Rowan and Eloise. Stepmother to: Susan (Jim) Yant, Mary (George) Langheld, and Robert (Anne) McCollam. Step-grandmother to: Matthew, Joanna, Jessica, Sarah, Kathryn, Amanda, George, Peter, and Timothy. Step-great grandmother to Justus, Marlee, Jacob, Nate, Grace, Colm, Jimmy, Tommy, Emily and Riley. Survived by siblings Al (Carole) Sikora and Don Sikora. Fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her sister: Dolly and brother: Bob. Jeannette will be remembered for her creativity and talent in crafting decorations for many family occasions. We have many fond memories of her hosting her annual Christmas parties. She enjoyed reading, listening to talk radio, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Visitation Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. from the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. John the Evangelist Church- Day Chapel (Corner of 93rd and US 41). Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Casmir Catholic Cemetery. For more information (219) 365-3474. www.elmwoodchapel.com


Elmwood Chapel
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
St. John the Evangelist Church (Day Chapel)
11301 W. 93rd Ave.
St. John, IN 46373
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 10:00 am

St. Casmir Catholic Cemetery
4401 W. 111th St.
Chicago, IL. 60655

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"You will be missed Grandma Jan. We are sorry we can’t be there to celebrate your life, but you will be in our hearts, thoughts and prayers always. "
- JoAnna Mullett
January 2, 2021 12:19 pm

Candles Lit
"May the light of your life continue to shine in all those you have touched. "
- JoAnna Mullett
January 2, 2021 12:20 pm

"I’m so glad I got to meet you, great Grammy. Your snuggles were the best. I’ll love you for always and can’t wait to hear more stories of you as I grow up from my mommy and grandma. Say hi to baby Jesus for me."
- Eloise
January 2, 2021 12:47 pm

"May the light of your life continue to shine in all those you have touched. "
- JoAnna Mullett
January 8, 2021 10:50 am