Mildred Louise “Sis” Campbell, 71, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls of natural causes.
Cremation will take place and her celebration of life gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, May 10, 2008, from 1 to 4 p.m. at their home, 401 7th Ave. North in Havre. A private family graveside and burial were held at the Highland Cemetery where she will be interred with her mother. Memorial contributions in Mildred’s honor may be made to the Magic Foundation, 6645 West North Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. Mildred was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Havre to William and Mildred Lucille (Beatty) England. She was raised north of Havre and attended school at the Staton Coulee School north of Havre. She was one of ten children. Sis worked in Havre as a waitress before marrying her husband, Leslie “Bud” Campbell, on Feb. 24, 1957. They had one son Alan “A.J.” and lived north of Havre on the farm where they worked side by side until her health wouldn’t let her. They moved to town in 1996. Sis enjoyed traveling, She was always on the go and enjoyed seeing many different places. She also enjoyed playing cards and camping and was a wonderful baker. Her family was very important to her she kept in touch with all of her siblings and always knew what everyone was doing in their lives. She was a selfless person and enjoyed being with her family and visiting with her family and friends. She was known to be the glue that held the family together. Her grandsons were the center of her world her entire life revolved around them. They are the reason she kept her spirits up and her positive attitude. She was a longtime member of the Havre Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Kenneth and Richard “Dick” England, sister Dorothy Standish and one nephew.Sis is survived by her husband of 51 years Leslie “Bud” Campbell of Havre; son: AJ (Monica) Campbell of Havre; grandsons Raymond and Carson Campbell of Havre; brothers: Jim England of Havre and Art England of Great Falls; five sisters: Irene Smith of Havre, Bobbie (Duane) Altoff of Ortley, S.D., Darlene (Denny) Ulmen of Havre, Pat Glover of Havre and Nancy (Johnny) Case of Electra, Texas; 15 nephews; 12 nieces; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.