E. Louise "Mickey" Campbell, 87, of 12 Water St. in Ludlow, died early Thursday morning, March 15, 2012 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she recently resided.
Born March 23, 1924 in Hublersburg, she was the daughter of Robert M. and Annie Mae Yarnell McCloskey. On April 14, 1946 in Lock Haven, she married William D. Campbell, who died Dec. 30, 1983. She and her husband lived in Morrison from 1946 until 1964, when they relocated to Ludlow due to the construction of the Kinzua Dam.
A 1942 graduate of Howard High School, Mickey worked at Sylvania Electric in Mill Hall as a solderer during WWII, doing defense work, then later was a clerk at the Post Office in Ludlow for 11 years, retiring in 1985. She'd also worked at Morelli's Sole Shop in Ludlow.
She was a member of the First Church of God in Kane, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary #489 in Ludlow, Ludlow Fellowship, and was secretary, treasurer and trustee of the Gibbs Hill Cemetery Association; was past-president of the Ludlow P.T.A., treasurer of the Wildcat Park Auxiliary, served on the Hamilton Twp. Election Board, was active in the Ludlow Days Festival, and was a Brownie leader.
Surviving are a son, Douglas Q. (Carol) Campbell of Pine Knoll Shores, N.C.; two daughters, Keta (William) Deane of Jamestown, N.Y. and Heidi Campbell of Ludlow; seven grandchildren, Douglas W. Campbell, Mindy Reed, Heather Whitehead, Shannon Osborne, Erin Deane, Carrie Lindquist and Scott Dahl; 12 great-grandchildren, Zachary Skypeck, Dylan Reed, Sullivan, Shane and Quinn Whitehead, Grace and Jack Harris Osborne, Ella and Ava Dale and Maddi and Alex Lindquist, and Kaycie Dahl; plus her "gentleman friend", Rowland Proashas of Kane.
Preceding her in death, besides her husband and parents, are brothers John Irvin and Walter "Dick" McCloskey, and sisters Roberta Gardner, Effie Mae Neidigh and Mary Reese; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Weldon Campbell.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Friday from 4-7 p.m., and may attend a service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the First Church of God in Kane with the rev. Chad Troup, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Gibbs Hill Cemetery following cremation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Attn: Charitable Accounting, One Kroc Dr., Oak Brook, IL 60523, or to Friends' Memorial Library, 230 Chase St., Kane, PA 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com .