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LOIS W. CAMPBELL

Lois W. Campbell, 84, passed away Jan. 5, 2013, at her home in Gardner.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Gardner, 324 E. Shawnee St., Gardner. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Visitation will be from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Lois was born June 9, 1928, in Ottawa to Clarence Edward and Maude (Mozley) Hazen.

She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1946.

Lois met the love of her life, H. “Frank” Campbell, in 1944, just before he entered the Navy. She married Frank May 1, 1949, in Ottawa. They moved to Gardner in 1958 and lived a full life there.

She worked as a clerk for the Gardner Variety Store and in various office positions, including a bookkeeper for the Gardner lumberyard.

Lois, a polio survivor, lived a life of service. She did numerous jobs for her church, the First Baptist Church of Gardner, such as Sunday school teacher, helped start Keenagers, and acted as the church’s financial secretary. She served as a bookkeeper for the Community Coordinating Council in Gardner, and won many awards for her service to the community. She will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Frank, of the home; children, Linda Smith and husband, Sammy, Lenexa, Richard Campbell and wife, Linda, Hutchinson, and Carol King and husband, Calvin, Willow Park, Texas; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Kenneth Hazen, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Norman Hazen and wife, Betty, Lawrence.

Arrangements are by Bruce Funeral Home, (913) 856-7111. Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church of Gardner.

Condolences may be made at www.brucefuneralhome.com and www.ottawaherald.com

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