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Obituary of Margaret E. Campbell

Margaret Elithe Campbell, the daughter of Charles P. Gillespie and Margaret J. (Fetzer) Gillespie, was born February 5, 1917 in Clyde, KS and passed away on January 25, 2012 at the Mt. Joseph Senior Village, Concordia, KS at the age of 94 years, 11 months, and 20 days.
Margaret attended schools in Wichita and Concordia KS. She was united in marriage to Champ A. Campbell on August 31, 1937 in Minneapolis, KS and to this union was born Elizabeth, Charles, Jane, Gerald, and Joyce. The couple lived on the Campbell home place near Wayne, KS and where they engaged in farming for many years.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Concordia and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Ophel Chapter # 115, Belleville, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1979, two brothers: Robert and Charles, sisters: Dora and Mary, son-in-law: Tom Hutchinson, and great granddaughter-in-law: Crystal Trost
Margaret is survived by her children: Elizabeth (Mel) Steinle of Concordia, KS, Charles (Ruby) Campbell of South Haven, KS, Jane (Lynn) Maddy of Agenda, KS, Gerald (Pam) Campbell of Concordia, KS and Joyce Hutchinson of Salina, KS; 15 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren, a sister Jewell Wagoner of McAllen, TX; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS with Pastor Tessa Zehring
Eastern Star services will be conducted by Order of the Eastern Star
Ophel Chapter #115, Belleville, KS.
Interment will be made at the Union Cemetery, Wayne, KS
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 9:00PM Friday and 9:00 AM until service time on Saturday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 7:00PM Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Meadowlark Hospice or the Shriners Crippled Children’s Fund.
Online condolences and information at
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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