Marea Erf Campbell
Campbell Marea Erf Campbell, age 95, of the Jones-Harrison Residence in Minneapolis, MN, passed away on February 2, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Walter H. Campbell Jr.; her twin sister, Harriet Goerner and their older sister, Laura Gray. She was born on August 18, 1906 in Yonkers, New York and lived in Yonkers; Norwich, Vermont and Oberlin, Ohio in her youth. She also lived in Excelsior, Minneapolis and Dalbo, Minnesota, Kimberling City, Missouri, then back to Minneapolis in 1988. During her lifetime, she touched many lives in very positive ways. Marea had many friends of all ages and especially enjoyed being with children. She was an accomplished artist and had a fervent interest in our local, state and federal governments. She had a greeting card business in Minneapolis, and later in Dalbo, MN, she had a business of buying and selling antiques. In Kimberling City, Missouri, she turned her attention to being of help in creating associations for people like The Christian Associates of Table Rock Lake and the Table Rock Lake Art Guild; while maintaining her many other interests. She was an active member of many different churches throughout the years. When she moved back to Minneapolis, she became a member of the Cathedral Church of St. Mark with their supportive members and clergy. Marea is survived by her daughter, Nancy Stone (Mrs. Charles W.); her son, Stuart Campbell and his wife Ginny; and her special niece & loving friend, Ellen Gray. She will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. It is hoped that her positive attitude will be honored and retained by all of them. Her surviving grandchildren are Charles W. Stone III, Cynthia Stone, Jessica Wiltgen and her husband Jeffrey, Polly Hanson and her husband Fridolf, Sara Richter and her husband Peter, and Betsy Scott-Watson and her husband Michael; and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial service at Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 Second St., Excelsior, MN at 10 am Monday, February 11, 2002, with Reverend W. Andrew Waldo performing the service with Reverend Douglas Fontaine assisting him. A reception in the church will follow the service. Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice. No flowers please.
Published on February 6, 2002
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