Gloria Jean Campbell

Gloria Jean Campbell

June 20, 1934-September 8, 2019

Gloria Jean Campbell, 85, of Tarnov, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at her home in Tarnov.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 12.5 miles north of Columbus, with the Rev. Brad Birtell officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Tarnov. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Gass Haney Funeral Home, and will continue from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorials are those of family choice.

Gloria Jean Campbell was born June 20, 1934, in Norfolk, to John Sr., and Sadie (Klug) Mrsny. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Gloria attended Christ Lutheran Grade School and graduated from Norfolk High School in 1953. She worked at Tastee Treet and the phone company in Norfolk.

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On Nov. 7, 1953, Gloria was united in marriage to Joseph “Joe” Campbell in Norfolk. The couple moved to Denver in 1954. In 1979, they moved back to Nebraska and purchased the Tavern in Tarnov. Joe died suddenly on his birthday in 1980, leaving Gloria to run the Tavern on her own for the next 34 years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Gloria enjoyed gardening, canning, watching her westerns, and visiting with her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her many customers and friends.

Gloria is survived by daughter, Kathryn “Kathy” (Melvin) Krings of Tarnov; son, Russell (Julie) Campbell of Denver; daughter, Lori (Steve) Young of Denver; son, John Campbell of Tarnov; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Gail Mrsny of Norfolk; sister-in-law, Alice Mrsny of Wayne; many nieces and nephews.

Gloria was preceded in death by parents, John and Sadie Mrsny; husband, Joe Campbell; sister, Lillian Trujillo; brothers, John Jr., Frank, Eldon, and Herman Mrsny; parents-in-law, Phillip and Mildred Campbell.

Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com

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