2018-08-08 / Obituaries


JOAN A. CAMPBELL, 88, of Lapeer (formerly of Macomb Township), passed away at home on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

She was born in Detroit, on October 20, 1929, to Frank and Vera (Johnson) Witzman. She was a 1946 graduate of Clawson High School. She married her husband Harold Campbell on September 28, 1946, and was married for 58 years before his death. Her younger sister June MacKinnon preceded her in death by just 5 months.

Joan is survived by her five children, Randy Campbell, Brian (Mary) Campbell, Gayle (Raymond) Granke, Kevin (Janet) Campbell and Scott (Diane) Campbell. Joan loved to spend time with family and friends, including her 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joan touched the lives of many by volunteering in the church, teaching 4-H classes in sewing and entomology, and teaching piano and ceramics. Joan wrote an instructional book that was published on how to paint wildlife figurines. Joan also started and ran two successful businesses, a bakery and a ceramics business.

Burial will be in Arcadia Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church – Day School Scholarship Fund, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, MI 48446 or McLaren Hospice, 1515 Cal Drive, Davison, MI 48423.

Joan’s funeral was held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, MI 48446, on August 6, 2018.

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