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ELIZABETH (BETTY) CAMPBELL (published on February 24, 2010)



ELIZABETH (BETTY) CAMPBELL (nee BORLAND) Comfortably and Cared for, at Betel Home, Selkirk, on Sunday, February 21, 2010. Betty was born February 3, 1918 in Winnipeg, daughter of Robert Adrian and Jean (Steel) Borland. After spending her school years at Warren, she attended the University School of Agriculture (University of Manitoba) Homemakers Course. In 1940 she married Bill Campbell of Argyle, and there they farmed and raised their family. Bill and Betty were frequent travelers, and were active members of the United Church and several service organizations. They retired from the farm, moving into Stonewall in 1988, where both enjoyed a large flower garden. Their home was a gathering place for family, friends, her school chums and neighbourhood kids. Betty was compassionate, often visiting and writing letters of support to people around her. She also loved to celebrate any occasion, including Christmas in July, or numerous parties for any birthday. Betty moved into Lions Manor in 2003 and Betel Home, in 2006. Left to cherish her memory is son Jim and Barb of Stonewall, son Donald and Shirley of Argyle, daughter Jean and Ron Bailey of Carp, ON, daughter Lisa and Richard Sheridan of Winnipeg, and daughter-in-law Darlene and Ernie Dawson of Argyle; her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and their families. Betty was predeceased by husband Bill (2002), son Bill Jr. (1992), her parents, brother, and sister. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. at MacKenzie Funeral Chapel in Stonewall. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Stonewall United Church, or to William M. A. (Bill) Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund, in care of Winnipeg Foundation. MacKenzie Funeral Home, Stonewall in care of the arrangements.


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