Cecelia M. Campbell
Date of Birth
July 30, 1938
O'Neill, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
January 23, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Friday, January 27, 2017 ~ 10:30 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Graveside Service

Monday, January 30, 2017 ~ 12:30 p.m.
Calvary  Cemetery ~ O’Neill, Nebraska

Cecelia “Cec” M. Campbell, 78 of Ashland, NE entered into eternal rest Monday, January 23, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha. She was born July 30, 1938 in O’Neill, NE to Leo P. and Alice M. (Minton) Matthews. She graduated from St. Pius X High School in 1957. Cecelia was united in marriage to Jerry L. Campbell on December 26, 1959 and lived in Ashland for a short time. Then they moved to O’Neill, NE for eight years and then back to Ashland for the rest of their lives. From this union, seven children were born.

Cecilia worked for Telex Corporation in Lincoln. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and attending many of their activities. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ashland.

She is survived by her children, Jerry (Marisue) Campbell, Jr. of Ashland, Patty (Russell) Withrow of Alvo, NE, Mary (Larry) Read, Jr. of Eaton, CO; Allen (Laurel) Campbell of Ashland, Matt (Nancy) Campbell all of Ashland, NE Shawn (Vikki Wittstruck) Campbell of Ashland; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Francis (Norma) Matthews of Norfolk, NE; nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry L. Campbell, Sr.; parents; infant son, Kevin Ray Campbell; three brothers; one sister.

Condolences for Cecelia M. Campbell
  1. Linda Kuhlman
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    I am sending my condolences to the family of Cec. She was a special lady. I worked with her and she was well liked by all. She is with Jerry and at peace now. God Bless. Linda Kuhlman

  2. Dave, Judy, and Melissa McRey
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Our condolences to each of you. Blessings.

  3. Scott, Judy and Justin House
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    What a lady!! Many, many great memories with Cec and the Campbell family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Sarah (Buskirk) Leatherwood
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    I used to wait on Cece and Jerry all the time when I was younger and worked as a waitress. They always made me laugh, especially Cece. My condolences to the family.

  5. Jim and Linda Swenson
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Find comfort in the many fond memories of special times shared with Cecelia and share those memories with your families. Treasure those moments forever and share them often, so that her legacy lives on.

  6. Gene & Mary Roncka
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    To the family of Cece:
    Our sincere condolences in the passing of Cece, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families. Cece was always full of life and had a smile, a great lady.

  7. Wayne and Valerie Pike
    • January 25, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Our prayers for all the Campbell family. Cece was a great lady. Thinking of you all !

  8. Melissa and Gary Wheeler
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.

  9. Russ Tripp
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    My condolences. It was so much fun getting to know them and all of you back in the old Town Tap days. Cec always was full of life and all smiles. She was a precious treasure and will be missed.

  10. Gary and Leslie krings
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Sorry for your Loss.Cec lived life to the fullest,and adored her family most of all.Her Faith will lead her to the Heavenly Angels.
    Peace and Prayers,
    Gary and Leslie Krings

  11. Patty Montague
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Cec was an awesome person who I will miss
    Patty Montague

  12. Susan & Brad Beckman
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Patty and family, I’m so sorry to hear about Cec. She was always a sweetheart and made you feel loved even if you weren’t one of her kids. She will be missed. God’s blessings to all of you.

  13. Gale and Joel Kritenbrink
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Prayers are with you.

  14. Rick, Linda & Crissie Pointer
    • January 26, 2017 - 3 years ago

    Our deepest condolences to the family. Cec will always be in our hearts and memories.

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