Michele Lynn Cameron

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Michele Lynn Cameron, 45, of Sioux Rapids, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, Storm Lake.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the First United Church, Sioux Rapids. Rev. Leela Prince will officiate. Interment will be at 11:30 a.m. at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake.

Barker Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements.

Michele Lynn Cameron was born on Feb. 26, 1962, to Loran and Janice (Laursen) Hartwig in Jefferson. The family lived in various locations around the state of Iowa settling in the Storm Lake area. Michele and her older brother Rodney attended Storm Lake Public School until High School. They then transferred to the Alta Public School system, where she received her high school diploma in 1980.She continued her education at Iowa State University and eventually graduated from nursing school in Cherokee. Michele spent 10 years working in nursing homes giving care and comfort to the residents. She also spent seven years working in the resource area of the Sioux Central school system.

Michele was united in marriage to Bruce Cameron on May 30, 1981, in Storm Lake. Michele and Bruce had two children: Ben and Sarah.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law, Gordon Cameron; and her grandparents.

Michele is survived by her husband, Bruce of Sioux Rapids; her son, Ben of Arlington, Va.; her daughter, Sarah of Hyde Park, N.Y.; her brother, Rodney Hartwig and his wife, Jennifer of Atlantic; and her mother-in-law, Helen Cameron of Alta.