Arla Beatrice Campbell (Millar)

Arla Beatrice Campbell (Millar)

Passed on July 9, 2019

September 11, 1925 – July 9, 2019   After a short battle with cancer, Arla passed away peacefully at the Selkirk General Hospital, Selkirk, Mb. on July 9, 2019. Arla is survived by her sons, Bill and wife Judy, Mel and wife Laurie, and daughter in law Deenie Campbell; grandchildren, Rhonda, Randy, Clayton, Robert and Richard; great grandchildren, Johnathon, Troy, William, Nicholas and Krysten; great-great grandchildren, Linden and Mila; Also by brothers Ray and Bob Millar; sisters, Grace Appleyard, Alice Morrison (friend Marcel) and Bernice Johnson (Louis); and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents James and Agnes Millar; by her long time partner Louis Dauphinais; her first husband and father of her children, Angus Campbell; her son Barry and granddaughter Carrie Campbell; her sister Olive Grandmont, brothers Arnold and Angus Millar. Also by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Arla was born in Harperville, Mb. With her parents she moved to Erinview, Mb. where she started school, then moved back to Harperville and attended Bluff Island School. She married Angus Campbell and resided in Ideal, Mb, Napinka, Mb and then Creighton, Sk and Flin Flon Mb. While there she worked at the Coca Cola plant and the Flin Flon Hospital. In 1973 she moved to Winnipeg and worked at the Holiday Inn for over 15 years before retiring. Then in 1992 she moved back to Harperville where she and Louis Dauphinais made their retirement home. They lived there until last year, when Louis’ health was failing they moved to Selkirk, where she was residing at the time of her passing. Arla loved travelling, dancing, doing jigsaw puzzles, tending to her flower garden, canning and pickling, listening to music, CFRY polka party and Sunday morning request show, and attending family gatherings. The family would like to thank Dr. Theissen, nurses and staff at the Selkirk General Hospital for their excellent care and compassion given to Arla and the family at this very difficult time. At Arla’s request, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at the St. Laurent Legion Hall, St. Laurent, Mb. on July 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM, followed by the burial of ashes in the All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery, Erinview, Mb. Donations in Arla’s memory may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave. Wpg. Mb. R3E 0V9.


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