Mass of Christian Burial for Genevieve “Jim” Camino, 92 year old Buffalo woman who passed away peacefully at home late Saturday evening, will be celebrated Wednesday, September 5th at 10:00 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. A vigil service will be held and the Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday from the Catholic Church. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the Mass. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice or the St. John’s C.C.W. in care of the Adams Funeral Home in Buffalo.
Genevieve Mary Patricia Camino was born on February 20, 1920 in Big Sandy, Montana to Joseph and Mary Richter. She moved with her family as a young girl to Buffalo where she grew up and went to school. She graduated from Johnson County High School with the class of 1938. After high school she attended business college in Los Angeles for one year. She worked for MDU for 6 years and on June 25, 1947 she married Pete Camino in Buffalo. Pete and Jim made their home in Buffalo and in 1951 they bought the Eder Ranch south of Buffalo where they ranched until the time of her death.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, C.C.W., the Forty-Niners and the Clear Creek Home Makers Club. Jim enjoyed gardening, needle work, cooking and was a member of several bridge clubs. She especially loved watching her children and grandchildren in sporting activities and 4-H events. She was an avid player of the penny machines in Deadwood but the high light of her year was the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo.
Jim, or also known to her grand kids as Bom Bom, is survived by her husband Pete Camino of Buffalo; four sons, Peter John Camino and his wife Jackie, Don Camino and his wife Sheila, Dennis Camino and his wife Trish and Tiddle Camino and his wife Myra all of Buffalo; one daughter Colette Fenster also of Buffalo; twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents 3 sisters, one brother, one daughter-in-law Janice Camino and one son-in-law Mike Fenster.