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Jeanne A. Campbell, 56

May 22, 2012

Jeanne A. Campbell, 56, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:23 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.

She was born on March 20, 1956, in St. Marys, to Lester and Leah (Settlage) Kruse, and her mother preceded her in death. Her father survives in New Knoxville. 

On Aug. 28, 1976, she married Rodney Campbell, and he survives in Wapakoneta.

Survivors also include a son, Ryan (Angela) Campbell of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Heather (Michael J.) Selby of Wapakoneta; two granddaughters, Alyssa and Mya Selby; a mother-in-law, Connie Campbell; an aunt, Lois Yinger; a sister, Patty (David) Mann; a brother, Alan (Carol) Kruse; several nieces and nephews.

Jeanne was a 1974 graduate of New Knoxville High School and was a member of New Knoxville U.C.C. She worked beside her husband of 36 years on their family dairy farm just east of St. Johns, where she especially loved her cows.  She was a proud supporter of her husband, which enabled him to be a firefighter, become a paramedic and currently chief of St. Johns Volunteer Fire and Rescue. She provided her children much love and support and was a proud grandma and spoiled her grandchildren with love.  She also enjoyed vacationing in Tennessee at Pigeon Forge.  She was an amazing wife, mother and grandma and will be forever missed.

Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. David Gordon officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. 

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Johns Volunteer Fire and Rescue, which she long and faithfully supported.

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