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“So sorry that Mom (Evelyn Corp) and I can't be there for the funeral. Laura and all of her family will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Connie Corp - St. Ignace, MI

“My memories of Laura are the the visits she made to my mother, Evelyn Corp, her 1st cousin. I had the pleasure of being present at some of the visits...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Connie and Evelyn Corp

“We have fond memories of your mom from our childhood. She was a wonderful lady. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Pat. Nancy. Sue. Laurich. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Pat Wittler

“I worked with Laura at NMU. It was a joy working with her. She was a kind, caring lady. My prayers to Laura's family. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Barb Lantz

“I worked with Laura in Graduate Studies for a few years. Laura was a strong woman, who could be intimidating at times, but she had the biggest heart...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Karin Stulz

“So sorry for your loss. Aunt Larry is at peace now & is with her sisters,parents,and her lovable dogs. She will be missed. She was very special....Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Menard


Laura L. Campbell, 83, of Marquette walked on Sunday evening, June 4, 2017 at Norlite Nursing Center in the presence of her loving family and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Laura was born on December 30, 1933 in Gros Cap, Michigan to the late Lawrence and Virginia (Hill) Corp. She attended the Gros Cap school and later attend the Ursiline Academy, an all girls school until its closure her junior year. She graduated as the class Salutatorian from LaSalle High School in St. Ignace. Following graduation Laura moved to Escanaba and attended Cloverland Commercial to learn secretarial skills and held several secretarial positions until she married and raised her children. When her children were older Laura attended Northern Michigan University to brush up on her secretarial skills while working as the secretary to head of nursing at Marquette General Hospital. When the nursing program closed at the hospital Laura was hired to be the secretary to the Dean of Graduate Studies at Northern Michigan University, a position she held until her retirement. In her younger years Laura loved to spend time outdoors hunting, fishing, and blueberry picking with her family. She also love to spend time gardening both flowers and vegetables. She canned her bounty and you could always count on something fresh from the garden to be served when visiting. Laura was an avid Northern Michigan University hockey fan, she held season tickets for the length of her career there. Laura attended all the games with either her sister or a grandchild by her side until her declining health prohibited her to attend, however, she would watch them on TV when they were televised. Laura was very passionate about her grandchildren and great grandchildren and none of them were without a hand knit sweater which was one of her hobbies along with sewing, crocheting and shopping. She is survived by her daughters, Patti (Tom) Baker of Skandia and Julie Campbell of Cody, WY; her brother Lawrence Steven (Deanna) Corp of Hemet, CA, seven grandchildren, Stephanie DePetro, Sara Campbell, Jennifer (Tommy) Daugherty, Jessica Campbell, Kristopher Langlois, Shawna Campbell, Kevin Stauffer, and Trina Orham; her lifelong partner and friend Robert H. Campbell of Zeba, MI and 12 great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. Laura was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Sue Stauffer, and her sisters, Virginia Anzalone and Elvira DeGrande both of Escanaba, MI. Private funeral services for Laura were held at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home. A special thank you to the staff at Norlite Nursing home for the loving care Laura received during her time there. Also, thank you to the staff of Lake Superior Hospice for attending to her needs during the end of her illness. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 S. Front Street Suite 233, Marquette MI, 49855 The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting Laura’s family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com

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