RUTH (FEASEL) CAMPBELL

 RUTH (FEASEL) CAMPBELL
 Ruth (Feasel) Campbell, 94, of Spring Arbor, Mich., formerly of Concordia, Kan., passed into Heaven on Oct. 23, 2013. Ruth was born on April 10, 1919, in Concordia, Kan., the youngest child of 13 children born to Grant and Mary Feasel. The family lived in Concordia, Kan. Ruth married Don Campbell of Concordia on June 10, 1938. Don worked for the United States Post Office until retirement. Ruth was a homemaker and a reader, and worked, for a time, as a legal secretary in Concordia. She and Don were members of the Wesleyan Church in Concordia until they  moved to Michigan in 1996.
 Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Don Campbell, and all twelve of her brothers and sisters. Survivors include her son, Charles Campbell of Somerset, Mich., and his wife, Mary; three grandchildren, Cynthia (Greg) Maraugha, Eric Campbell and Soren (Tracy) Campbell, and three great-grandchildren, Aaron, Holly and Emelia. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a graveside service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. Memorials may be given to the general fund of the Wesleyan Church in Concordia, Kan.  www.watson-funeral-chapels.com.

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