Helen Campbell

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Helen Campbell
Nov. 26, 1914 - Jan. 31, 2012

Helen Mary (Linklater) Campbell entered Gods Eternal Light on Jan. 31, 2012. She was the daughter of Milan (Cap) and Magara (Weaver) Linklater, born Nov. 26, 1914, and was 97. Helen was raised in the Prescott, Washington area mostly by her grandparents and dad. Preceding Helen in death were her mother, Magara, her father Cap, her husband Bill Campbell and son, Jim Campbell, her best friends and brothers, Lawrence (Vivian), Kenneth (Dorothy) and Norman (Florence) Linklater, as well as many aunts and uncles that helped raise Helen and her brothers.

Helen graduated from Prescott High School and enrolled in WSC playing basketball.
The beginning of Helen’s community and country service was joining the Sunshine Rebekah Lodge No. 56, in Dixie on Nov. 15, 1937, she was a 74 year member. Helen was also a member of the Eastern Star.

In 1942, Helen became a Sergeant in The Women’s Air Corp. Helen was stationed at Stone, Great Britain as a clerk. She was volunteered as a courier behind enemy lines because she spoke French, Spanish and German.

After the war she became very active in the VFW and American Legion, taking a State level American Legion Commander office in California. She met and married William Campbell, who had been in the Navy and was active in the VFW and American Legion. They adopted two infant sons, Jim and Doug. Helen is survived by her son Doug and wife Pam Campbell of Reno, Nev., as well as numerous nieces and nephews that loved her.

Helen continued to serve in her community as a member of the Rebekah’s, Eastern Star, VFW and American Legion, no veteran was a stranger, or friend left to stand alone. This goes for her family, nieces, nephews and cousins. May she be at rest in her heavenly home.

Grave side services will be held at the Prescott Ivy Cemetery on June 23, 2012 at 11 a.m.

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