Campbell, Ella Elene, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at her home.  She was 87 years old.  Ella Elene Howard was born on January 16, 1926 to the late Harvey and Lora (Kisck) Howard.  She married James W. Campbell on June 12, 1946 in Toledo Ohio.  He predeceased her. Ella graduated from Boyne City High School.  She was employed by General Motors until her retirement in 1992.  Ella enjoyed playing bingo several times a week and traveling to Las Vegas a few times a year. Surviving are her daughter, Constance (Patrick) Northrup; two grandsons: Tim (Laura) Kacer of Sun City CA and Klebear (Katie) Northrup of St. Cloud, MN; eight great grandsons and one great granddaughter; two sisters: Maxine Gloud of Traverse City, MI and Frieda Higgins of Honor, MI. She was preceded in death by three sisters: Nellie Hamill, Eleanor Babcock, and Helen Babcock; and three brothers: Edgar, Victor, and Herman Howard. In accordance with Ella’s wishes cremation has taken place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State Street). In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Mary’s of Michigan Foundation – Cardiac Care, 800 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48601.  Please share your thoughts and memories with Ella’s family through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.