Howard C. Campbell died Aug. 13, 2019, at The Deerfield in New Richmond. He was 89.
Howard was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Shawano County, Wis., and was adopted by Dudley and Elizabeth Campbell. He grew up in Stevens Point, where he was active in Boy Scouts. Howard was an Eagle Scout and earned the Order of the Arrow. He graduated from PJ Jacobs High School in 1948 and then went on to attend Wartburg College and serve in the Naval Reserves.
Howard married Dolores Aldrich on March 6, 1954. They lived in Milwaukee where he worked in the personnel department for Schlitz Brewery. Howard joined Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point in July 1957. He held technical and management positions in Customer Services , Sales and Human Services. He also served Sentry in Milwaukee and Scottsdale, Ariz. He worked at Sentry for more than 30 years, retiring in 1991.
Howard was an avid reader and golfer. He enjoyed watching most sports....especially the Packers, Brewers, Badgers and Bucks. He will also be remembered for his sense of humor; always ready with a one liner and his contagious grin.
In 2015, Howard, Dee and Betsy moved to Osceola where their other children were already living. He moved to The Deerfield on Aug. 12, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Pat.
Howard is survived by his wife, Dee; brothers Wayne, Larry, and Chris; sister-in-law Sue (Doug)Cederquist; children; Linda (John) Iwaszko, Jim (Jane) Campbell, and Betsy Campbell, seven grandchildren and 11 (almost 12) great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is being held at the Osceola Community Church on Aug. 31 at 11 a.m.