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Lance Joseph McCollum

Lance Joseph McCollum, 40, joined his savior Jesus, while hunting on Sunday, September 4, 2021.

He was born August 11, 1981, in Benkelman, Nebraska and accepted Jesus at a young age. He was presently living in Helena, Montana, with his family.

Formerly from Hulett, Wyoming, he graduated from Hulett High School in 2000 where he enjoyed playing football.

Lance enjoyed branding, bull riding, helping others and was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman and hunter.

Following high school, he attended Easter Wyoming College. In the spring of 2001, he joined the United States Army and received his medical discharge on September 11, 2001.

Lance was certified in massage therapy, moved on to operating equipment at a local coal mine and was currently was a regional vice president licensed in the financial services field.

Lance was proud of and loved his family, especially his fiancée, Amber and two sons, Holter and Haiden.

Lance is survived by his fiancée, Amber Baker and sons, Holter and Haiden McColllum of Helena; parents, Larry and Marie McCollum of Hulett; sister, Lara (Jim) Dirks and nephews, Logan and Cameron of Aladdin, Wyoming; sister, Keri (Alvin) Koski and nieces, Sarah, Rachel, Rebecca and nephew, Stephen of Kimball, Nebraska; uncle, Gary McCollum and aunt, Susie Rose; cousins, Brigett (Therran) Walstad, Beth McCollum, Bart (Caitlyn) McCollum, Brian (Jessica) McCollum; uncle, Geoff and aunt, Pam Burks; cousins, Dawn (Jason) Tuller, Becky (Drew) Fausett, Amanda Doucette-Gallegos; and numerous second cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Rick and Darlene McCollum, Irvin and Maxine Baker; cousins, Aaron Burks and Brett McCollum.

Funeral service was held September 10, 2021, at the Greater Hulett Community Center in Hulett.

Memorials can be made to Holter and Haiden McCollum, P.O. Box 1756, East Helena, MT 59635.