Margie Campbell Was A Friend To All

Posted: December 23, 2012 in Uncategorized

Courtesy of Terre Haute Tribune-Star:


TERRE HAUTE — Marjorie (Marge) M. Campbell, age 97, passed away on December 19, 2012, at Royal Oaks Nursing Home in Terre Haute, IN. Marge was born on April 14, 1915 in Terre Haute, IN. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, James M. Toner and Anna E. (Deeter) Toner; her husband of 32 years, Kenneth B. Campbell; and a brother, Richard K. Toner.

Survivors include her nieces, Jan Henderson of Terre Haute and Kay Silverthorne of New Jersey; a great niece, Kim Brown of New Jersey; and a great nephew, Mark Silverthorne of New Jersey.

Marge retired from Wabash Fiber Box with 42 years of service, graduated from Gerstmeyer High School and was a member of the first graduating class of Woodrow Wilson. Marge was an active member of Memorial United Methodist Church and a member of the Spay and Neuter League. Marge was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, working in the yard, visiting State Parks and traveling. Marge loved animals and took in many strays and rescues over the years. Marge never had children but loved and admired her nieces and nephews.

Graveside Funeral services will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012, in Roselawn Memorial Park with Reverend Scott Johnson officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803, or Terre Haute Humane Society and Pet Adoption Center, P.O. Box 3307, Terre Haute, IN 47803 or Spay Neuter League, P.O. Box 3251, Terre Haute, IN 47803.

  1. ita24 says:

    We appreciate the work and interest you take care of the former employees of the Box Plant. Thanks so much and continue to keep us posted. Yes, she was indeed a friend to all. Thank you and have a Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year. Gordon and Ruth Itamura

  2. BG says:

    Thanks for you thoughtful comment. Sometimes I wonder if there are still people keeping an eye on the site, and I’m glad to do it for those who do.

  3. Doug says:

    My mother (Carolyn) worked for Wabash Fiber Box for many years and always spoke highly of “Marge”. Truly a wonderful company with extraordinary people.
    Doug and Staci Tingley

  4. BG says:

    Thanks for writing.

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