Cheryl Ann McCallum, 69, of Bryan, passed away Friday March 6, 2015 in Oklahoma City. A celebration of life memorial service is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bryan, with Rev. Randall Bard officiating. Visitation with family members will be from 5-7 p.m. in the church parlor. Funeral and Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory. There will be a private interment at the Aggie Field of Honor in College Station.
Cheryl was born August 28, 1945 in Atascadero, California, to Frederick and Viola Ortmann. She was raised in Augusta, Kansas and attended St. John’s College in Winfield, Kansas, and the University of Kansas in Lawrence. She worked for many years in administrative support in secondary education in Oklahoma City and College Station. She was a life-long Lutheran and was active in many church activities and charities.
She leaves behind her loving husband, Roderick E. McCallum, PhD.; sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher and Balinda McCallum, Lake Charles, Louisiana; David McCallum and Victoria Grady, Alexandria, Virginia; mother, Betty Ortmann, Augusta, Kansas; brother, Michael Ortmann, Kansas City; grandchildren, Keilan McCallum, Kendall Grady, and Reagan McCallum.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 W. 26th St, Bryan, TX 77803, or Wheat Ridge Ministries, One Pierce Place, Suite 250E; Itasca, Illinois 60143.
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