Dorothy Mae, nee Patton, Campbell; 91, of Marissa, IL born July 17, 1921 in Marissa, IL; passed away on September 11, 2012 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, IL.
Ms. Campbell received her teaching degree from Southern Illinois Normal University and a Bachelors Degree from McKendree University. She started her career teaching in 2 different 1 room school houses. She taught in many schools including Lenzburg, Biddleborn, New Athens, Coulterville and Risdon. She retired from Marissa Unit District 40 after 30 years. She was a member of the Marissa Presbyterian Church; the “women of the church” group; Illinois Retired Teachers and Volksmarck at Scott Air Force Base. Dorothy also enjoyed quilting
She is preceded in death by her parents James and Mary Ruth, nee Kirkwood, Patton. Her siblings -Virginia Hogshead, Elizabeth Fulton, Rose Patton, Kenneth Patton, Robert Patton, Arlene Hagebusch, and William Patton. 1 son-in-law Salvatore Bartolotta.
She is survived by her children – Michael (Susan) Campbell of Champaign, IL; Patrick (Carol) Campbell of North Fort Myers, FL; Tim (Sara) Campbell of Prescott, AZ; Terry (Dorene) Campbell of Sherman, IL; Jack (Wanda) Campbell of Jacksonville, IL; Kathy Bartolotta of Milwaukee, WI; Bonnie (Paul) Bickel of Lenzburg, IL. 1 step daughter – Sandra (August) Epplin. 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren 3 step grandchildren and familes. 2 sisters – Marie Patton of Freebug, IL; Marjorie Patton of Freeburg, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Dorothy Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Visitation: Friends may call at the Marissa Presbyterian Church in Marissa, IL on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at the Marissa Presbyterian Church in Marissa, IL on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11:00am.
Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.