Marlene Campbell
1933 - 2014

On January 4, 2014, our beloved Marlene went home to be with the Lord.

Marlene was born August 21, 1933 in Goodland, Kansas and moved to Denver, Colorado with her husband, Don Campbell, to raise their family. Marlene was always such a hard worker and a wonderful provider. She was twice retired; first in 1996 from Rockwell International Science Center after 25 years, then again 10 years later from Good Sam's in Ventura in 1996.

Marlene was a woman of great faith. She loved the Lord and her church, Ventura Missionary Church, where she was very involved. There, she was a choir member as she loved to sing. She was part of the Prayer Team and volunteered as the office receptionist. Marlene also opened her home for her Small Group Bible Study.

Marlene had a knack for sewing and knitting. She loved catching a movie and lunch with her good friends, Gloria, Carolyn, Myrna, Dolly, Mable, Sandra, and Lois. She enjoyed her weekly "Game Day" with her friends and always looked forward to her monthly Rockwell Luncheon, with "The Gang". And, boy, was she a reader and what a book collection! There were many a nights she lost sleep because she found herself caught up in a good book.

Marlene's heart was pure gold. She loved her family dearly. She never missed a birthday or holiday. She enjoyed the sleep-over visits from her great grandsons, Steven and Ryan; family dinners and game nights were something we all looked forward to with Grandma. Marlene's delightful cooking brought the holidays home.

Marlene is survived by her sons, Mike and Brad Campbell; her son-in-law Fred Vargas; her granddaughter, Vanessa Romero & husband Steve; granddaughters Penny, Patty, and Amber; twelve great-grandkids and two great-great-grandkids.

Preceding Marlene in death were her former husband, Don Campbell; her daughter, Debbie Vargas; and grandson, Shane Vargas.

In celebration of Marlene's life, there will be a memorial service on January 24 at 11am with a reception immediately following at Ventura Missionary Church, 500 High Point Drive, Ventura, CA 93003. Any donations or flowers can be sent to Ventura Missionary Church.

Published by Ventura County Star from Jan. 17 to Jan. 25, 2014.
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Thank you to all who came to Honor my Grandma at her service. She was an incredible women. Such an inspiration to many
Vanessa Romero
January 26, 2014
My sincere condolences on your great loss. May you find peace and comfort during this sad time…Psalm 25:16,17
January 24, 2014
I'm hoping Grandma's Prayer Card is legible.
Steve Romero
January 22, 2014
My Grandma was a Women of Faith which was a great inspiration for many, especially myself. Grandma's heart was pure gold as she was loved by so many. I once heard that "A heart isn't judge by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." Grandma Marlene was so very much loved by my family: Steve, Vanessa, Steven Jr. & Ryan and we can't thank you enough for always being there for our family.
Steve Romero
January 22, 2014
Life will never be the same. I will treasure all the memories we shared. You will be missed greatly by so many! I love you so much! Love your Grandaughter
Vanessa Romero
January 21, 2014
I knew Marlene from Harbor Missionary Church and she was a wonderful friend to everyone she ever met. This beautiful lady will be greatly missed. Brad, I would love to hear from you.
Nancy Cathey
January 20, 2014
I was Marlene's neighbor for a couple of years. We has some fun card days & lunch & movie once in a while. She will be missed.
January 18, 2014
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