Marlene  Campbell
DANVILLE - Marlene (VanBogart) Campbell, 86, formerly of Danville, Ill.., passed away at Rambling Oaks Nursing Home in Highland Village, Texas.
Marlene was born November 23, 1932, in Danville, the daughter of George Franklin and Ruby (Mitchell) VanBogart.
On December 31, 1950, Marlene married Paul Alden Campbell. They spent 66 years together before his passing.
Marlene is survived by her daughter, Pamela J. (Ricke) Rubin; one son, Scott Alden (Sally) Campbell; one sister-in-law, Mary Jane (David) Gladden; one grandson, Aaron J. Campbell; as well as several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews.
Marlene is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; one son, Todd Andrew Campbell; one brother, Robert S. VanBogart; and three sisters, Wanda VanBogart, Wilma Phipps and Bernice Weddle.
Marlene was a graduate of Danville High School and attended Brown Business College. She retired from the veterans hospital as an administrative secretary.
She enjoyed sewing, yard work and all animals, especially her dogs. Marlene had a dry sense of humor and enjoyed sharing it with the staff at Hawthorne Inn in Danville and Rambling Oaks Assisted Living in Highland Park, Texas.
A Graveside Celebration of Life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 24, at Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Thursday, October 24, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834, with Raymie Gordon officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to C.A.R.A of Tilton or Vermilion County Animal Shelter. Please join Marlene's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on her Tribute Wall at
Published on October 18, 2019


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Debbie Huber
Oct 28, 2019
Marlene was our neighbor for many years. I will always remember her calling or stopping by to chat with my mom about neighborhood news. She was a fine woman and neighbor and will be missed.
Jane Matson
Oct 19, 2019
So sorry to read of Marlene's passing. She was a very special friend to me.