Ada Lucille Moeller Campbell died Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan Wyoming from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Memorial services will be held in early June.
Lucille was born to Amel D. and Anna K. Moeller on June 1, 1926 in Midwest, Wyoming. The Moeller family of 3 sons and 1 daughter remained in Midwest for many years, and Lucille graduated from Midwest High School. She moved to Sheridan with her young son, Sherrod “Rod” and married Kenneth G. Campbell and his daughter, Judy K., August 29, 1961. The Campbell family moved to Story in 1964 and remained there for over 40 years. Lucille & Ken were married 25 years until the time of his death in 1986.
Lucille had a variety of jobs while living in the Sheridan area. She worked at Sheridan County Election Board, for US Congressman William H. Harrison, Montgomery Wards, Dan’s Ranch Wear, and was the owner/operator of Story’s Village Inn restaurant briefly in the 1960s.
Lucille was a dedicated volunteer for the Story community churches, the Sheridan Soup Kitchen, and the Senior Center meals site at the Story Woman’s Club. She and Ken were involved in Job’s Daughters Bethal # 27. She was also active in Story Woman’s Club, the Story Garden Club, and Beta Sigma Phi. She was a member of the Sheridan First Presbyterian Church and attended multiple Bible studies over the years. For at least one generation of Story children, she was the beloved “Bubble Gum Lady,” a role she treasured dearly. In 2006 she was recognized by the Sheridan Press as one of Sheridan’s “Unsung Heroes.”
She is survived by her two children, George Sherrod “Rod” (& Lori) Campbell of Lancaster, CA, Judy (& Rich) Raymond of Starkville, MS, four grandchildren, Heather (& Kevin) Wainwright of Monroe, NC, Anna McCraney of Houston, TX, Matthew (& Kristen) Raymond of Anaheim, CA, and Amity Chamberlain of Montrose, CO. Her three brothers survive her: Amel Moeller of Santa Fe, TX, Selmer Moeller of Sheridan, WY, and John (& Shirley) Moeller of Rawlins, WY. She is also survived by many special nieces and nephews, and also an adopted daughter, Riva (Jim) Trott..
Memorials may benefit Shriners’ Crippled Children’s Hospitals or the charity of your choice.