Mark A. Campbell, Edgerton, WI (1937-2014)
September 25, 1937 - May 14, 2014
Mark A. Campbell, age 76, of Edgerton, died on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at home with his family’s love surrounding him. He was born in Janesville, on Sept. 25, 1937, the son of Mark J. and Hazel (Austin) Campbell. He graduated from Janesville High School in 1957, and attended Blackhawk Technical College for welding. Mark proudly served in the 32nd Infantry Division Army National Guard from 1961 to 1966. He married Jeanette Vine on April 6, 1963, and they celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends last year. He had been employed by General Motors for 38 years, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the Church of Christ Roxbury Road, Local UAW 95, Beloit Rifle Club, and the NRA. Mark enjoyed hunting deer, bear, turkey, wild boar and Elk, fishing, downhill skiing, traveling, bowling, and making and inventing things in his shop. He especially enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and many friends.
Mark is survived by his wife, Jeanette; three children: Lisa (Bob) Huml, Kathy (Bernie) Pelton, and Todd (Tammy) Campbell; seven grandchildren: Erica (David) Cookle, Zachary (Amanda) Sanders, Daniel Huml, Nicholas Sanders, Kaley Campbell, Alexis Pelton, and Logan Campbell; two great-granddaughters, Bella and Maddy Cookle; a sister, Mary (Fred) Wilke; many nieces and nephews including his God son, Andrew Wilke. Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel in 1939; father, Mark in 1970; adopted mother, Nora in 1999; grandson, Joshua Pelton in 2012; and sister, Shirley Burdick in 2009.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014, at CHURCH OF CHRIST ROXBURY ROAD with Rev. Jon Grice officiating. A visitation will be held on Sunday from 1 until 3 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY and again on Monday at the CHURCH from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of Christ Roxbury Road or Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
We would like to thank the team at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. for helping Mark through the last week of his time with us on this earth. Amy and her team guided us all with love, caring and gentleness.