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A Prayer service will be held on Tuesday evening, November 19th at 7:30 P.M.

Further visitation will be held one hour prior to mass at the church on Wednesday morning.


Kevin Joseph Campbell, age 66, of rural Mayer, MN passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN. He courageously fought blood cancer for 10 months.

Kevin was baptized, confirmed and a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, MN. Graduating from Holy Trinity in 1971. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a Eucharistic Minister.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Lois (Hecksel) Campbell. They were married on July 24, 1976. They were blessed with 3 children. Sarah (Will) Sevigny of Blaine, MN, Jason (Natasha) Campbell of Maple Grove, MN and Eric (Tiffany) Campbell of Hutchinson, MN. 6 grandchildren; Katrina, Caleb, Isabelle, Tristan, Isabella and Ava.

Kevin is also survived by his siblings. Tom (Joyce) Campbell, Jim (Diane) Campbell, Kay (Bruce) Fasching, Rita Quast, Kathy Hertel and brother-in-law Pete Czech.

Preceded in death by his parents James (2000) and Magdalen (2016) (Remer) Campbell, brother John Campbell (2000), sister Sheri Czech (2015), brothers-in-law Bill Quast (2008) and Jim Hertel (2019).

Kevin took pride in caring for the land and animals on the family farm. He and Lois enjoyed travel – taking many US road trips and 10 International trips. He loved going to air and car shows – driving his 1969 Corvette and 1969 Dodge RT. He loved history, sports (especially the MN Vikings and MN Twins) and talking politics. He was a true patriot who proudly flew an American flag in his front yard and had the utmost respect for all members and veterans of our military. Kevin was a great conversationalist who had an innate ability to connect with anyone he met. He will be missed by family and friends. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN with inurnment at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted. A time of gathering will be at the church on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 4-8 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 PM. The time to gather will continue at the church on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 one hour prior to Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Gift of Life Transplant House, 724 – 2nd Street South, Rochester, MN 55902. Or, Transplant Center, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Debra Pawelk

    Lois and family;
    Sending you our deepest sympathy! Praying that God will give you peace and comfort during this time and always. Brad & Debbie Pawelk

  2. Joan & Pat Lynch

    Oh Lois & family, our hearts are there for you.
    Kevin looks so great in the picture, posted! We imagine he is smiling like that today! We pray that smiles some day will replace your broken hearts. What a courageous, faithful, model he was for all of us! You too showed us how to persevere and
    Trust in God, and accept “ Thy will be done.”
    Continuously praying for all of you!
    Love Joan & Pat

  3. Marge Suhr

    Dear Lois and Family,
    Our deepest sympathy to you all.
    May God bless you all and give you enough strength for the days to come. With Love.

  4. Darlene Latzig

    Dear Lois and family, I met Rita the other day, she told me about Kevin. I am so sorry. WHEN SOME YOU LOVE BECOMES A MEMORY,LET THAT MEMORY BECOME A TREASURE. Darlene Latzig


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