Contagious smile and laugh remembered
Connie June Campbell sadly passed away on Nov. 18, 2022 in Yuma, Ariz. at the age of 63 years.
Connie is survived by her husband Dan, son Derrick (Katie) Campbell, daughter Dawn (Russell) Lyon, grandchildren: Scotland, Jorgie, Courtney, Scarlett, Lyla and Sutter.
She also leaves behind her sisters Valerie (Dale) Falk, Marjorie (Stan) Pudlowski; brothers Norman (Brenda) Van Petten, Sid (Peggy) Van Petten; sister-in-law Virginia Van Petten; and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her sisters Kathy and Diane, brothers Arnold and Dennis and parents Stewart and Clarece Van Petten.
Connie was born in Camrose, Alta. on June 18, 1959. She was one of nine Van Petten children born to Stewart and Clarece. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Rosalind.
She met the love of her life Dan Campbell and they were married on July 7, 1979. They had two children Derrick and Dawn.
Dan’s career with CN relocated them to many places in the years to come, finally landing them in Hanna, Alta. in 1991 where she spent the rest of her life. She began working at ConocoPhillips where she later retired after 17 years.
She loved golfing, winning various club championships, and curling in the winters with her husband. As her kid’s activities took over, she spent her winters in hockey rinks and summers at swim meets all over Alberta.
She loved to travel and enjoyed camping in the Kananaskis and being wherever her kids and grandkids were.
Connie remained active her whole life, either on the pickle ball court, golf course, or even playing on the playground with her grandchildren. She was positive and optimistic and compassionate towards others. She was very artistic and enjoyed sharing her talents with her granddaughters.
In recent years, her and Dan bought a home in Yuma, Ariz. where they enjoyed their winters in the sunshine.
Connie will be remembered for her warm heart, kind soul, and her contagious smile and laugh. She will be forever loved and cherished by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be held in the new year.
If desired, donations in memory of Connie can be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 1A Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2H 0G5, or www.kidney.ca
Hanna Funeral Services Ltd. has been entrusted with the care and arrangements. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.hannafuneral.ca. Ph. 403-854-5956.