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CAMPBELL, Opal Evelyn Remster


Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 27-Jan-1978 page 2

Opal E. Campbell, 85, 144 Suzie Lane, Attica, passed away at her home Jan. 25, 1978 having been in failing health for some time and ill for two weeks. She was born at Linden, Ind. December 25, 1892, the daughter of Joseph and Eura Meeker Remster. She had formerly lived at Hillsboro, Rt. 1 for forty years and had been a resident of Attica for the past three years. She was married January 2, 1909 at Urbana, Illinois to Wilbur S. Campbell who preceded her in death January 10, 1961, having been a farmer at Hillsboro Rt. 1. She was a graduate of Veedersburg High School and had managed the farm at Hillsboro for the past 13 years since the death of her husband. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Hillsboro and a past member of the United Methodist Women's Society. She was a charter member of the Hillsboro Harmony music club of which she had also been vice president. Mrs. Campbell was also a member of the Come-Join-Us Sunday school class in Hillsboro and the Fountain County Farm Bureau. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Raymond A. (Mildred) DeSutter of Attica; four grandchildren, Mrs. Eva Lou McGraw and R. A. DeSutter II, both of Attica Rt. 1, Mrs. Marilyn Toenjes of Naperville, Ill. and Mrs. Beverly Fyffe of Indianapolis; seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and a nephew. One daughter, Mrs. Pershing (Betty Myers) preceded her in death in 1976. Also two sisters and one brother preceded her in death. Funeral services at the Maus Funeral Home with Rev. Ernest Hayden officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hillsboro.--waw
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