THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard C. Camps
Issue Date: February 5, 2014
Richard C. Camps, 93, of Marinette, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 28 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born July 3, 1920 in Marinette to Frederick and Anna (Rauner) Camps, he resided in Marinette for most of his life and attended local schools. During World War II he served in the United States Army, entering military service in 1940. A decorated veteran, he served in several South Pacific campaigns and was awarded the Silver Star. He married the former Charlotte Williams and she preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 2010. He was a longtime employee of the former Scott Paper Co. where he worked for 40 years.
He is survived by three children, James (Leanne) Camps and Patricia (Timothy) Blunden, both of Menominee and Richard M. Camps, of Marinette; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and another one expected soon.
Friends called at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette from 4 p.m. until time of funeral services at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, with Chaplain Darrel Diers officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.