James A. Campbell, 69

James “Jim” A. Campbell, 69, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Jim was born on Dec. 22, 1942, in Bigfork, Minn., to Bernard and Mary (nee Kanz) Campbell. He was a graduate of Bigfork, Minn., class of 1960, and then served in the United States Navy. He moved to California in 1964 and married Lucy Montag on Feb. 4, 1995. Jim and Lucy remained in California until retirement in 2008 when they moved to West Bend. Jim enjoyed bowling, playing horseshoes, watching his beloved Vikings and NASCAR, and was an overall sports fanatic. Jim was also a member of the Allenton American Legion Post 483.

Jim is survived by his wife Lucy; daughters Megan Hunt, Tanya (George) Salas, and Heather (Steve) Gomez; step-children Tamara Baumdicker and Julia (Keith) Merrill; and 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his two brothers, two sisters, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, son, step-son, three brothers and two sisters.

A funeral service for Jim will be at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend with the Rev. Joseph Dominic presiding. Visitation will be from 3-4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the funeral home only. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure (P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX, 75265-0309).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.