John A. Campbell

Heart Attack Victim


  John A. Campbell, 68, pioneer of Grangeville for 47 years, died at his home Saturday of heart failure.  He suffered three sudden attacks in rapid succession.

  Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m., at the Hancock Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. John A. Kees, Baptist minister, officiating.  Interment was in Prairie View cemetery.  Pallbearers were Henry Telcher, John Cash, Weston Henry, M. L. Ayers, Clayton Gager and Owen Morgan.

  John Alden Campbell was born November 13, 1873, at Cherry Valley, Ill. When a boy he moved with his parents to Missoula, Mont., and later came to Grangeville in 1895.  He maintained residence here until his death.  On March 30, 1898, he was united in marriage to Miss Pearl Eastman and they established their home in Grangeville.  To this union two children were born, Earl, who passed away at 8 years of age, and Homer, who resides at Dayton, Washington.

  Both Mr. and Mrs. Campbell united with the First Baptist church of Grangeville 45 years ago and were loyal and faithful workers during all the years.

  Survivors include his wife; son, Homer, two grandchildren, Jean and Jack Campbell, Dayton, Wash.; three brothers, Guy W. Campbell of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada; Charles L. Campbell, San Francisco, Calif.; E. M. Campbell, San Carlos, Calif., and a number of nieces and nephews besides a multitude of friends.

ICFP-Thurs. 02/19/1942


Submitted by Chris Cornett



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