Becky McCollum

becky mccollum

 Becky Lea McCollum, Age 56, Fargo ND, passed away on Nov. 5th, 2013 surrounded by friends and family.

 Becky was born on October 10th, 1957 to Janet Upton and William Tipler in Pomona, CA.  She grew up in Fargo, ND and attended North High School.

On one of the many roads of life we travel 30 yrs ago Becky met the love of her life Scott McCollum and they united in marriage on Sept. 5th, 1986.  She was employed by Fargo Public School as a kitchen manager for Roosevelt Elementary.  She enjoyed and cherished all the co-workers and students that she worked with.  Our family has experienced what wonderful schools Roosevelt and Horace Mann are.  The staff and students have sent more love, prayers, and support than anyone could ever imagine and our family will forever be grateful for the smiles you put on Becky’s face with all your cards and support during her battle with cancer.

 Becky is preceded in death with her parents and grandparents Harriett and William Hoganson.  She is survived by her loving husband Scott McCollum, Children, Shannon (Ken) Nowak, Salli (Rocky) McCollum, Dawn (Abdul) McCollum, and Jedd (Heather) McCollum.  Brothers,William Tipler, Jeff (Sheila) Tipler, Scott (Lisa) Tipler.  Grandkids, Katelyn & Kajla Nowak, MaKenze McCollum & Tyler Gienger, and soon to be born Mia McCollum.  All the nieces and nephews.

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  1. Sandy UtahI am very sorry to here of becky’s passing. We knew each other in Jr High and High School. My best goes out to her Husband, her brothers, and here kids. She was a wonderfully funny girl back then and I’m sure till the end.

    Best of love to all who remain,

    Tom Orth

  2. I am deeply sorry about the loss of your mother, wife, grandmother and friend. From the wonderful family Mrs. McCollum reared and cared for, it is evident Becky is a strong, determined, dedicated, spirited and nurturing person that gave much of herself to her family and friends. It is a blessing to see her in each one of you. I am sorry I cannot be there to remember her life, please accept my heartfelt sympathies with love, peace and courage.

  3. Chandler AZ
    Scott and family: I am so sorry for your loss. My cousin Becky and I were very close when we were kids. Living so far away now, we still kept in touch over the years. I have so many good memories. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Rest In Peace my dear cousin. Love, Karen

  4. Dawn, I am so sorry for your loss. I know what it is like to lose a parent. You have a guardian angel watching over you and your family. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all.

  5. fargo ndScott and family,
    So sorry to hear you have lost Becky. She was a sweet friend and will be missed by many. I worked with her for 10 years and we’ve had many laughs. Becky had such a fun spirit, always a smile on her face! Kids loved her, she always gave them a smile and a “Good Morning, how are you?” They especially loved her “speciality”…..buttered toast!! 🙂 She would put the butter on the warm toast with a spatula!! Ha Ha!! Oops…maybe I shouldn’t tell everyone this!! Rest in peace Becky, we love you!!
    Vickie Hoss

  6. Fargo Becky was such a beautiful lady…we will all miss her at the clinic. She made me smile every time she came in.

    She said some very special things to me and I will cherish them forever.

    Thanks to Becky and her husband & daughter Dawn for coming into my life at a very special time.

    She means the world to me.

    Love to all her family.

    RIP Becky

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