THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Jerome D. Campbell
Jerome Douglas "Jerry" Campbell, 69, of the Town of Belle Plaine, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23 at his home surrounded by family.
Born on Jan. 21, 1943 in Green Bay, he was the son of the late Clyde and Mildred (Klarner) Campbell.
After graduating from high school he furthered his education at Devry Technical College to be an electrician. At the age of 21 he was inducted into the United States Army and served two years during the Vietnam War, part of which he was stationed in Alaska. He was discharged on Aug. 16, 1966. In 1971 he moved to the Town of Belle Plaine where he worked for FWD in Clintonville before starting Jerry's Automotive Supply. He was very successful in owning and operating his own business. He loved old cars and really enjoyed attending the Iola Car Show. He also enjoyed telling stories, fishing and music. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano.
Among survivors are six children, Theresa (Art) Gage of De Pere, Jerome (Ranet) Campbell of Oconto, Becky (Jerry) Marquardt of Suamico, Sheila (Paul) Vander Loop of Green Bay, Patricia (Todd) Mueller of Menominee and Jennifer Campbell of Shawano; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, John (Veronica) Campbell of Shawano and Rueben (Dolly) Campbell of Pulaski; two sisters, Luella (Steve) Hauk of Shawano and Carol Campbell of Oshkosh and a sister-in-law, Carol Campbell of Shawano.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Duane Campbell, sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano with the Rev. Len Evers officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Shawano American Legion Post #117 at the church following the service. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday after 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.