Edward James Campbell, 92, passed peacefully away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 while in La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marie Campbell (nee Lyons); parents, Walter and Christine Campbell (nee Carpenter); sister, Mabel and husband, Albert Hollander; sister, Debbie and husband, Peter Penner; brother, Gordon Campbell and wife, Cora; brother, Donald Campbell and wife, Irene; brother-in-law, George Taylor; and niece, Lynn Joy Chatfield (nee Campbell).
Ed is survived by his daughter, Barbara Rousseau and husband, Gerry; their children (Ed’s grandchildren), Jason Rousseau and Melissa Clinton (nee Rousseau); and great-grandaughters, Samantha and Cassidy Clinton.
Ed also is survived by his siblings, Jean Taylor of Thunder Bay, Ont. and Kenneth Campbell of Winnipeg Man.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Ed was born Feb. 17, 1921 in Sundown, Man. He was employed by CN Railways and has enjoyed being retired for many years.
He loved his family and he loved socializing with his many friends. His family was musically-inclined and during family holiday get-togethers, there always was lots of music and lots of good food enjoyed by everyone.
Ed was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 for 57 years, the Fort Frances Elks Lodge #313 for 61 years, and the Moose Lodge in International Falls, Mn. for 29 years.
Ed proudly served his country during WWII.
At the families’ request, cremation will take place and there will be a graveside service on Monday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.
Friends and family are welcome to attend.
There will be a luncheon at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 following the service.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 501-200 South Syndicate Ave., Thunder Bay, Ont., P7E 1C9 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 920 Frenette Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3N4.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com