Obit: Campbell, Ernest B. (1888 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Campbell, Candal, Wilson, Anderegg, Howard, Haut, Noah, Weast, Metcalf, Zank, Vine, Boech, Kaudy, Boon, Hein, Ayers, Galstad, Heineck, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/07/1974

Campbell, Ernest B. (27 July 1888 – 30 October 1974)

Ernest B. Campbell of Neillsville, a longtime county resident, died Wednesday, October 30, at the age of 86. Funeral services were held Satruday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home with the Rev. William Noble of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Ernest Campbell, son of Harvey and Sarah (Candal) Campbell, was born July 27, 1888, at Oconomowoc and was educated in schools there and in Clark County. He worked on farms as a young man. On April 12, 1916, he was married at Neillsville to the former Helen Wilson, who preceded him in death on May 25, 1969.

The couple farmed in the Town of ‘Weston until 1932, when they moved to Neillsville. Mr. Campbell worked for the Hauge Floral Company for a number of years, and, in later years, worked for the city. He retired at the age of 65.

Survivors include four children: George Campbell of Neillsville, Gorden Campbell, address unknown, Mrs. Robert (Florence) Anderegg of Germantown and Edward Campbell of Clyde, Tx., and 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Hugh Howard, Fred Haut, Ronald Noah, William Weast, Leon Metcalf and Ed Zank.

Wilfred Galstad sang “Abide with Me” and “Rock of Ages” with Mrs. Roger Heineck as the accompanist.

Among those who attended the services were the following from out of town: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderegg, Germantown; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vine, Chicago, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Boech and sons, Sussex; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kaudy, Mrs. Edward Anderegg, Mrs. Gerald Anderegg and Clayton Boon, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Hein, Spencer; Mrs. Donald Ayers, Solon Springs.



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