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Harriett Pauline Campbell Strutz, 83, of Fairview, went home at Ruby Memorial Hospital on Friday (Feb. 23, 2018). She was born Oct. 6, 1934, daughter of the late Thomas and Ora (Palmer) Cecil.
Harriett was a custodian for the Marion County Board of Education for 26 years. She also owned a bakery and bed and breakfast in North Dakota. Harriett was the Mayor of Fairview for four years, former member of the Fairview Town Council and Police Judge in Fairview. Harriett was a current member of the Southeast Baptist Church where she served with her husband, Mike and grandson, Jeff, who was the pastor of the church. She was also a past member of the Washington Street Church of Christ and Punkin Center Church of Christ.
Harriett enjoyed baking, fishing, her grandchildren, feeding the birds and growing roses. She was the wife of William D. Campbell for 54 years, and was blessed to have a second love of her life of nine years, Myron George Strutz. Harriett's greatest accomplishment in her life was her family.
Harriett is survived by her husband, Myron George Strutz; children, Charlotte Varney and husband Ron of Fairview, William Campbell II and wife Lois of Fairview, and Robert Campbell and wife Mary "Deanna" of Harrisville; stepchildren, Doug Strutz and wife Laura of Waperton, North Dakota, Michael "Todd" Strutz and wife Bonnie of California, LaJohnna Alexander and husband Simon of Oregon, and Shelley Gedrasik and husband John of Sterling, Canada; a sister, Helen Wilson of Wileyville; grandchildren, K. Jeff Moore, Michael Moore, Jonathan Varney, Brittany Varney, Ronald Varney, William Varney, Jacqueline Funk (Garrett), Holly-Ellen Nestor (Levi), Laura Paulette Parker (Stephen), Rachel Boston, and Zackery Boston; great-grandchildren, Airis Cottrell-Funk, Franklin Nestor, Levi Nestor, Jr., William Nestor, Ellie Katelyn Nestor, Landon Parker, Anthony Parker, and Preston William Parker; a brother-in-law, Robert Lee Campbell (Wimp) and wife Lisa; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Harriett is preceded in death by her first husband, William "Red" Campbell, Sr.; brothers, William Cecil, Frank Cecil, Pemperton Cecil, and Thomas Cecil; and sisters, Gaynell Holt, Lucy Phillips, and Ruthabelle Wamsley.
The family would like to give special thanks to CHI Oakes Community Hospital, Fairmont Regional Staff on 3A, and Ruby Memorial Staff on 7 West.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Monday and 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Domico Funeral Home, Curry Chapel, 100 Grant St., in Fairview. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor David Huckins officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on February 25, 2018
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