Georgianna “Gen” Campbell passed away early Thursday morning January 12, 2012 at Brian’s House age 93 years. Daughter of the late Joseph & Leona (LeVasseur) Fournier she was born December 31, 1918 in Beaver Twp. She married LeRoy Campbell Sr. November 8, 1941 in Sacred Heart Church of Kawkawlin. He predeceased her November 17, 1978. Gen worked at Sempliners as a seamstress for many years. She was a member of St. Marys of the Assumption Church, Altar Society, St. Anthony Circle and the League of Catholic Women and Men. Gen worked on the funeral luncheons for many years, she liked reading, doing puzzles, watching the Detroit Tigers and spending time with her family.
Surviving are six children; Duane (Patsy) Campbell, Karen Pridgen, Janice Tiitola, Thomas (Jenny) Campbell, LeRoy Jr. (Barbara) Campbell, Patsy (Bruce) Clark, Agnes (Greg) Laube, thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers; Joseph (Lorraine) Fournier, Lawrence Fournier, two sisters in-law; June Fournier, Emma Campbell and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter; Lisa T. Campbell, two sons in-law; Don Pridgen, Hannu Tiitola, three brothers; Leo, her twin brother, George, Lloyd Fournier, two sisters; Anna “Isabelle” Leske, Ruth VanSumeren, five sisters in-law and two brothers in-law.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday January 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Rev. Fr. Craig Albrecht will officiate with private burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 3 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 10:00 a.m. There will be a parish vigil service for Gen at 7:00 p.m. Friday. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Diabetes Association, St. Mary’s Roof/Debt reduction or Brian’s House.