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Hazel Campbell
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Cedar Rapids

Hazel Vivian Campbell, 84, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Mount Vernon City Cemetery.

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Hazel was born Sept. 9, 1932, in Calmar, Iowa, to Gordon and Emma (Bolson) Whitmore, the youngest of eight children. She attended and graduated from a Cedar Rapids high school before attending Kirkwood Community College, where she graduated with her degree in computer science. Hazel was employed with the state of Iowa/Grant Wood as a computer programmer before her retirement.

Hazel had a unique sense of humor. In her free time, Hazel enjoyed bowling, playing euchre and completing sudoku puzzles.

Surviving Hazel are her five children, David (Lynne) Tuel of Mechanicsville, Kevin Campbell of Cedar Rapids, Terrie Hall of Trinity, N.C., Ellen Broach of Gilbert, S.C., and Barbara Batts of Wilson, N.C.; 18 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Benjamin and Norman; and five sisters, Mabel Keller, Lora Kessel, Erma Jenkins, Mary Valandingham and Ellen Dolley; her husband of 42 years, Orville Campbell; stepdaughter, Linda Peyton; one grandson, Bobby Batts; and one great-granddaughter, Skylar Spigner.

Posted on Friday, 14 October 2016