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Ida G. Campbell, 95

Apr 29, 2018

Ida G. Campbell

Sauk Rapids – Ida Geraldine Campbell, age 95, Sauk Rapids, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Good Shepherd Senior Community, Sauk Rapids.

Funeral services were Friday, April 27, 2018 at Granite City Baptist Church, St. Cloud, Dr. Dennis Campbell officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Ida was born Oct. 6, 1922 on the family farm in Faribault County near Elmore, to Osmund and Thea (Holland) Leland. Ida’s mother died when Ida was a very young child. She was raised by her father and his second wife, Mary. Ida married Dallas L. Campbell on Aug. 12, 1941 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. After their marriage they made their home in Fairmont, Winnebago, then Blue Earth, and later moved back to Winnebago. In 1964 the family moved to Marshall, 1968 to Worthington and then to Eagle Grove, Iowa where they lived for 18 years. In 1995 they moved to St. Cloud. Ida was a member of Granite City Baptist Church for 23 years. In each town that she lived, Ida was active in the local Baptist church, serving in various positions, such as Ladies Fellowship and as a Sunday School teacher.

Survivors include her daughter, Gloria Grant, of Hershey, Pennsylvania; sons, Dr. Dennis (Mary) Campbell, of St. Cloud; Gregory (Antje) Campbell, of San Juan Capistrano, California; and Bruce (Mary) Campbell, of Lakeville; sister, Anna Cebulla, of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin; former daughter-in-law, Ruth Campbell, of Costa Mesa, California; 13 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; two step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dallas on May 3, 2007; son-in-law, Rev. Chaplain Roger Grant; brother, Edward Leland and sisters, Kathryn Stevens and Edith Nelson.

Pallbearers were her grandchildren.

Memorials are preferred.