Gertrude Madeline Campbell, 99, passed away on July 7th, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Gertrude was born in New York City on December 1, 1920, to Frank and Henrietta Nemetz. She was married on May 16, 1942, to George Campbell, who preceded her in death on February 18, 1991. They were married for 49 years.
In 1947 Gertrude and George started their new adventure with a move to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where George was transferred with American Airlines. They enjoyed traveling to the USA and visited over 20 countries.
She was an amazing homemaker who loved fashion and had a flair for style. Shopping was a fun hobby for her. An avid bridge player, Gertrude also enjoyed crossword puzzles and a challenging game of “Mexican Train” with family and friends. Gertrude was a lovely host and entertained often. She had the ability to make everyone feel “at home” and was an incredibly loving and kind person. Gertrude was a long-time member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, where she served on the Alter Guild for many years and enjoyed often volunteering for the Meals On Wheels program.
As life went on, Gertrude continued to travel with a group of friends visiting several countries. In addition to visiting her children in Texas and Arizona as well as her great-grandchildren in California.
Gertrude leaves her two children Glenn Campbell (Mary) in Tempe, Arizona, and Gail Darmstetter (David) in Southlake, Texas. She leaves two grandchildren Megan Baker (Jason) and Luke Campbell (Laraine). She leaves two great-grandchildren Campbell Baker and Delaney Baker.
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