January 25, 2013


AUG. 23, 1930 — JAN. 24, 2013

The Oskaloosa Herald

OSKALOOSA — Dianne Campbell, 82, of Oskaloosa, died Thursday morning, Jan. 24, 2013, at the MHP Hospice Services Serenity House in Oskaloosa.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. James Episcopal Church with Father Terry Kleven officiating. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Friday, at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel; the family will be present from 5-7 p.m. to greet visitors. Memorials may be made to St. James Altar Guild.

Dianne Barnhouse Campbell was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Oskaloosa to Charles Lloyd and Irene Snider Barnhouse. She was a 1948 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and then attended Monticello College, where she studied art and graduated in 1950. She attended the University of Iowa from 1950 to 1951 where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Dianne was united in marriage to John Louis Campbell on July 14, 1951, in Oskaloosa. Dianne was an accomplished artist and assisted Dwight Kirsch in painting the mural in the lobby of the former Mahaska State Bank on the square in Oskaloosa. She was a life-long member of St. James Episcopal Church where she was active in the Altar Guild.

Dianne’s family includes her children: B.G. and Sandra Campbell, of Oskaloosa, Jamie and Eric Chase, of Montclair, N.J., Charley and Sandra Campbell, of Hollister, Calif., and Tom and Stephanie Campbell, of Marshalltown; 10 grandchildren: Peter Campbell, of Oskaloosa, and Ben Campbell, of Atlanta, Ga., Eric Chase and his fiancée, Jenelle Bennett and her son, Luke Bennett, of Arlington, Va., Kathryn Chase and her fiancée, Lorenzo Martinez, of Montclair, N.J., John Chase, of Washington, D.C., Kenzie and Kenneth Campbell, of Hollister, Calif., Charley and Nicole Campbell, of Waukee, Kate and Lucas Wolfe, of Waukee, Joseph Campbell, of Chicago, Ill.; five-great grandchildren: Thomas, Kiersten and Grant Campbell and twins, Graham and Bennett Wolfe, all of Waukee; and a brother-in-law, Keith and Mary Fran Campbell, of Oskaloosa.

In addition to her parents and her husband, John, Dianne was preceded in death by two brothers, Chuck and Bob Barnhouse, and a sister, Cynthia Coe.

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