Roger Camplain - 79

5/12/1935 - 1/15/2015

Oregon, IL

Roger F. Camplain, 79, lifelong Oregon area resident, died Thursday January 15, 2015 in his home. Born May 13, 1935 in Nashua Township, the son of Willis M. and Margaret (Black) Camplain. Married to Thelma Gertmann November 10, 1956 in Polo. Roger worked as a tree trimmer for N.G. Gilbert Corp. for 46 years prior to retirement. He was a retired member of IBEW Union Local #9, a member of Mt. Morris Moose Lodge 1551, the NRA, Rock River Center Pool Players and Whiteside Bass Club. Roger enjoyed fishing, hunting, vegetable gardening and tractors. Survived by his wife Thelma of Oregon; children: Rhonda (Gus) Himert of Oregon, Rory (Dianna) Camplain of Rockford, Roxanna (Randy) Daniels of Oregon and Robin (Mike) Pearce of Oregon; grandchildren: Bambi (Shane), Nate (Stephanie), Nicole (Greg), Zachary (Jennifer), Mallory (Rammell), Jeremy (Jessica), Charlie (Andrea), Mandy (Scott), Tim (Sara) and Danny; 14 great grandchildren; brothers: Bob Camplain of Mt. Morris, John (Judy) Camplain of Worden and Bill (Donna) Camplain of Jacksonville, AR; and sisters: Becky Braden of Waterman, Phyllis (Jack) Roe of Rochelle, Joyce Smith of Oregon and Debbie (Duane) Zobrist of St. Jacob. Predeceased by his parents, brother Norman, sister Louise Eckert, sister-in-law, Daisey and brothers-in-law Harold, Willie and Smitty. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday January 21 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon with Sandy Graber officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 5:00 – 8:00pm in the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established.


Tuesday 5-8 PM at FHG--Oregon


Wed. 11 AM at FHG--Oregon

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