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Edith Pottoff Campbell | Obituary

By on May 29, 2013 at 1:42 pm
Edith Pottoff Campbell

Edith Pottoff Campbell

Edith Pottoff Campbell (nee Heyl), 94, of Waterloo, died May 27, 2013, in Waterloo.

She was born Dec. 31, 1918, in Waterloo, daughter of the late William Christopher and Emma Sophia Heyl (nee Homrighausen).

Mrs. Campbell was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ and the Women’s Evening Guild. She was vice president of Commercial State Bank, secretary of Waterloo Lumber and treasurer of St. Paul Sunday School.

She was a member of Waterloo Country Club, Waterloo Retired Teachers Association and Illinois Education Association.

Survivors include children William J. Pottoff and Nancy E. Pottoff; step-children Judy (John) Wirth, Thomas (Karen) Campbell, and James (Beth) Campbell, grandchildren Pete Pottoff Weil, William Emerson Pottoff, and John Pottoff Weil; step-grandchildren John Douglas Wirth, Michael Emerson Campbell, and Joseph Daniel Campbell; step-great-grandchildren Kristopher Runner, Jamie Runner Schilling, Rachael Wirth and Hayden Campbell; and step-great-great-grandchildren Kaiden Runner, Delaney Schillig and Aubrey Schilling; along with nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Erwin A. “Pete” Pottoff, second husband, Emerson J. Campbell, sisters Esther Nance and Ruth Rasche, and brother Roland Heyl.

Visitation will be May 31, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Quernheim Funeral Home, and June 1, from 10 to 11 a.m., at St. Paul United Church of Christ.

Funeral services will be June 1, at 11 a.m., at the church, Pastor Geraldine Proctor officiating.

Interment will follow at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery, Waterloo.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Hoylton Children’s Home or American Heart Association.



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