Eula Camps

Eula Camps

IRON RIVER — Eula E. Camps, 95, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital.

She was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Owen, Wis., the daughter of the late Albert and Clara (Frantz) Schafer. She attended and graduated from Owen High School.

Eula married Arnold Camps on Jan. 17, 1942, in Chicago. The couple celebrated 59 years together, before Arnold preceded her in death in 2001.

She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Iron River. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, hunting, cutting the grass and working jigsaw puzzles.

Eula is survived by her sons, Edward (Janice) Camps of Caspian, Gerald (Patricia) Camps of Neenah, Wis., and Rodney (Debbie) Camps of Iron River; grandchildren, Curtis (Teri) Camps, Daniel (Melanie) Camps, Christy (Lance) Thompson, Heather (James) Cannon, Ryan (Samantha) Camps and Jason (Jenna) Camps; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Ashley, Tyler, Logan, Nathan, Kali, Harrison, Haydon, Jameson, Cienna, Morgan, Alex and Abby; great-great grandchildren, Mason and Madison; brother, Eugene (Pearl) Schafer of Eau Claire, Wis.; sister, Alice Lofgren of Eau Claire; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Eula was preceded in death by her son, Dennis Camps; brother, Percy Schafer; and sisters, Winifred Wall and Anita Schultz.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Funeral services will follow Thursday at noon with Rev. Jason Liebenow to officiate.

Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery.

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Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.