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Barbara Campbell


Barbara Louise Campbell, 86, Coldwater, Mich., died Monday, April 30, 2012 at Community Health Center of Branch County.

    She was born March 8, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio, to Milton and Martha (Ernsberger) Soncrant.

    Living most of her lifetime in LaGrange and Branch counties, she was a homemaker and member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Coldwater, Mich., and was active in St. Mary’s Guild. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bronson, Mich.

    Surviving  are two daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Tim Gleason, Coldwater, Mich., and Rebecca and Mike Reeg, Sturgis, Mich.; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Ron and Lana Matile, Berea, Ky., and David Campbell, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Matile, Quincy, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, John Soncrant, Union City, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by one son, Ray Matile.

    Services were held Wednesday, May 2, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Coldwater, Mich., with Reverend Steve Bartlett officiating.

    Burial is in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

    Memorials may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Coldwater, Mich.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.