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Wilbur Campbell

September 22, 1929 — June 3, 2015

W ilbur Hugh Campbell, 85, of Sabetha, KS passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Sabetha Community Hospital.

Wilbur was born on a farm near Sabetha on September 22, 1929, the son of Emery and Mae (Bentley) Campbell.  He attended school at Capioma, Woodlawn, and Sabetha.  Wilbur was united in marriage to Darlene Wende in Seneca, KS on February 19, 1950. They were married for 65 years.

Wilbur did custom harvesting throughout the Midwest. He spent a lifetime farming in the Sabetha community. He was active in the Masonic Lodge in Sabetha, which later moved to Hiawatha. Wilbur was also a member of the Arab Shrine Temple of Topeka.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Emery Lee. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert Campbell and Duane (Marilyn) Campbell of Sabetha; three brothers, Lyle Campbell of Holton, KS, Donald Campbell of St. Joseph, MO, and Ramon Campbell of Colorado Springs, CO; three sisters, Hazel Sibold of Sabetha, KS, Wilma Leuthold of Lawrence, KS, and Melba King of Atchison, KS; four grandsons, Brandon (Jyll) Campbell of Lawrence, KS, Nolan (Kim) Campbell of Boston, MA, Justin Campbell of Mount Vernon, WA, and Grant (Melissa) Campbell of Norman, OK; three great grandchildren, Abigail Campbell, Dylan Campbell, and Brigan Campbell.

Funeral service will be held Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha. The family will greet friends one hour prior to service time. Memorial contributions may be left to Sabetha Community Hospital, or the First United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, KS 66534.

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