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DONALD JOHN CAMPBELL, F.C.A. V E N I
Date of Passing: Apr 01, 2001Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
DONALD JOHN CAMPBELL, F.C.A. V E 4 N I With sadness, the family of Donald J. Campbell announce his passing on Sunday, April 1, 2001 at the St. Boniface Hospital, in his 87th year. Dons memory will be treasured by his wife Nettie; his children, Gordon (Yvonne) Campbell of Zimbabwe, Africa and Heather (Donald) McLaren and their children, Jennifer and Scott of Winnipeg. Lovingly remembered by his stepmother Ellen Campbell; his brother-in-law Len (Mary) Bateman; nieces, Donna (Terry) Blakeman Welch, Joyce (Darrell) Bateman, children, Calvin and A.J.; nephew Gary Bateman, sons, Cameron, Dave and Ben of Toronto; cousin Shirley and Joe Johannson. Relatives in Vancouver, his sister-in-law Marjorie (Jack) Hoad; nieces, Barb (Bob) Foulis, Roslyn and nephew Larry Hoad. He will also be missed by his four legged buddies, Brandy and Beau. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Elizabeth Campbell his wives Alison, Betty and his sister Eileen. Born and educated in Winnipeg Don had a long and distinguished career as a C.A. He trained with Rankin, Saul & Thornton in 1933 and became a partner in Thornton, Milne & Campbell which merged with Price Waterhouse in 1955. He obtained his C. A. designation with gold medal distinction in 1938. He was elected an F.C.A. in 1961. He was a member of the governing council of the Institute from 1949 - 1960 where he was very active in education. He was President of the Institute in 1959 - 1960. He retired as senior partner of Price Waterhouse in 1975. During his tenure at PW his work was widely varied and international in scope. His other interest included the Arts and Medicine. He was the founding President of the Manitoba Theatre Centre 1959 - 1960, President of the Manitoba Arts Council 1960 and 1961. Honourary president of the CNIB, board member of the Osteoporosis Society, a Life Member Scottish Rite 33rd Degree, Redboine Boating Club-Power Squadron and a devout member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 6 at 4:00 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 637 Buckingham Road, Charleswood with Pastor Glen Krentz officiating. The family would like to thank Dr. Brent Kvern, Dr. Archie Benoit and family, Pastor Glen Krentz, Norma Burron, Susan and Kathy and Jack and Kathy and all his home care attendants for their support and care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Boniface Hospital Research Foundation, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg R2H 2A6 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg R3B 9Z9, would be graciously appreciated. THOMSON FUNERAL CHAPELS 783-7211
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 04, 2001
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