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Mae Loretta Campion, age 92, of Buffalo, MN and Sun Lakes, AZ,  passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020.

Mae was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James P. Campion, and her infant son, Loren John Campion.

Mae is survived by her adoring children, Susan Lake [Cliff], James M. Campion, Linda Lorence [Jim], Janet Klassen [Brad] and Laurie Knese [Chuck]. Mae enjoyed her twenty grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She will be missed every day by her companion and dance partner of the past 8 years, Don Peterson.

Mae was an incredible woman in so many ways. Mae loved her family and was a great Mom. Her warm, “How are You doing?” and always attentive conversation about your life, made her a pleasure to be around. Mae was fun and wise! She always projected a cheerful and positive attitude. If you needed someone to talk with, she was there. If you wanted to play a game, she was ready. She enjoyed dancing throughout her life even into her 90’s. We were all blessed to have had someone in our lives like Mae!

Mae was a great friend and felt fortunate to have so many, many friends. She will be missed by all. Donations to the organization of your choice. Celebration of Life service to be announced at a later date.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Terri Gullickson Perl

    I always enjoyed being around Jim and Mae when they came over to visit my parents. Such fun loving spirits. Im sure she will be missed. God welcomes with open arms. Big hugs and prayers for your family. Terri Gullickson Perl.

  2. Deb Kill

    Mae was complete joy. We all can learn from how she loved life, family and friends. Her smile and presence will be missed. Sending hugs, Leo & Deb ~

  3. Becky Mead

    Mae was a joy to know. She liked to share about the family she loved dearly, and always made sure she asked how my family was too. She kept up with all the latest adventures in life ; even when it meant learning about that darn smartphone she was determined to master!!!!! She was a happy, sparkly, loving gift to the world. I will miss her!!
    Becky Mead

  4. Julie (Worwa) Hukriede

    Campion family – my deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother/grandmother. She was a beautiful woman, always greeting you with a hug and a big smile. May you hold tight to the memories, for they will strengthen and comfort you on those difficult days.

  5. Mary Peters

    Laurie; My condolences to you and your siblings. Not easy to lose, Mom and now with this “sheltered in Place” You have many wonderful memories.

  6. Tracey Campbell

    Mae was a joy to be around and I’m so glad that she and Don had 8 years of great memories.


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