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Duane R. Campbell

July 14, 1930 - April 28, 2015

Funeral Mass - Tuesday, May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 11:00 A.M.

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Dilworth MN

Prayer Service - Monday, May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

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Duane R. Campbell

July 14, 1930 - April 28, 2015

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Duane R Campbell, 84,  Fargo, ND died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Nashville, TN where he had been living for the last 2 years.

Duane Campbell was born July 14, 1930 in Fargo, ND to Robert and Bessie Campbell.  He was raised in Fargo and graduated high school there, later attending and getting his degree from Dakota Business College.

On May 9, 1955,  Duane married Rachel Oliver in Dilworth and they made their home in Fargo..

Duane retired in 1986 and he and Rachel enjoyed  their time traveling, but more importantly, they loved spending time at there home on Big Floyd Lake where most every weekend it was filled with family and friends.

Duane was known for his quick wit and great sense of humor which were enjoyed by all who had the pleasure of  knowing him.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Rachel in 2008.

Duane had a kind, generous and giving nature and no where was that more apparent than with his family.  He is lovingly survived by his two sons, Steven Campbell, Detroit Lakes and Michael Campbell, Nashville, TN: three granddaughters Ashley Woitzel (Tyler), Ellie Campbell and Annie Campbell: one great grandson, Jack Woitzel and there will soon be another blessed addition in June., brother in law Josef Olivieri., sisters in law, Anna Zeuli, Lorraine Oliver  and Audrey Oliver along with many nieces and nephews.

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8 responses to “Duane R. Campbell”

  1. Curt and Terri says:

    Rest in peace Uncle Duane! Thanks for the memories. Love Curt and Terri

  2. Jackie kosek says:

    sorry to hear about duane(sonny) tried many times to locate him when we went to DL wish we could have seem him were cousins on Grandma Bessie side could u please sent us a copy of service . Jackie kosek 2640 pilgrim ln Plymouth man 55441 thanks

  3. Sharon Lucken Podratz says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Duane’s (we always called him Sonny) passing away. He was my cousin on his mother’s side. His Mother & my Dad, Roy Lucken, were siblings. Even though it has been about 20 years since I last saw him, I remember how fun he was, always happy & laughing. He and your Mom used to come visit my family in Morris when I was still in high school & we always looked forward to their visits. Somewhere I have a great picture of them on one of those visits. Sending my deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad.

  4. Shirley Illman (First cousin maternal side) says:

    Please accept my condolences. We grew up together, and I lived with Bessie and Duane (Sonny) for a short time. To his great joy he is now re-united with Rachel, the love of his life. Rest easy, cousin.

  5. Gloria Parrott says:

    As I said before Uncle Duane will be missed. He left us with a great deal of wonderful memories at the lake
    and in California. We were always laughing around Uncle Duane. So sorry for your loss and he is now at
    piece with Aunt Rachel and entertaining the family above. With Love, Gloria & Bob

  6. Wayne Mercil says:

    So Sorry to here that Chief Campbell has passed away. I had the privilege to work with Duane while being employed at the NDANG. He was a great man and supervisor, always standing up for his people. He made a great impression on me.

  7. Colleen Riley says:

    Duane and Rachael were not only neighbors but friends as well.
    I remember Duane’s spectacular outdoor Christmas decorations.
    All of us looked forward to poker club in their basement as a delicious Oliver rigatoni meal would be served. We shared some fun days and stay over nights at the Floyd Lake place.
    My sympathy to Michael and Stephen and family as well as his cousins and the Olivers. I will be unable to attend the funeral but will remember Duane and Rachael in my prayers.

  8. Ryan Nordback says:

    RIP “Uncle Duane” You were always so kind and fun loving at all family gatherings! You will be missed.

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