The St. Albert extended family is deeply saddened by the passing of Elise Campbell. Elise was a proud 2000 St. Albert graduate and the daughter of longtime SA supporters, Tim & Lynn Vogel. Elise was a heart transplant survivor and fought a valiant battle against cancer. Elise’s classmates, friends, former and current staff members will gather at St. Albert to watch the service Saturday – all are welcome. Elise was deep and devout in her Christian faith and would no doubt appreciate continued prayers for her husband, Nathan, sister, and her entire family. Please also join now in praying for the repose of Elise’s soul…
Eternal rest grant unto Elise O Lord: And let perpetual light shine upon her.
May Elise rest in peace. Amen
May Elise’s soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed through the mercy of God our Father rest in peace. Amen
Elise C. Campbell, 38, of Tucson, AZ passed away on December 23, 2020. She was born February 21, 1982 in Council Bluffs, IA, the daughter of Timothy E and Lynn E (Bigelow) Vogel.
Elise graduated from St. Albert Catholic High School, Class of 2000. She attended the University of Northern Iowa and received a degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development. She was united in marriage to Nathan Campbell on May 14, 2005. Elise taught preschool at St. John Lutheran Church School in Fairbank, IA, served as an administrative assistant at Upper Iowa University in Cedar Falls, IA for 5 years, and worked for Revolution Church in Tucson, AZ for 2 years. In 2011, she and Nathan relocated to Phoenix, AZ with his work and then relocated again to Tucson, AZ in 2015 where she resided with her loving husband until her passing.
Elise enjoyed life to the fullest and was always positive, encouraging, and witty. She was a volunteer for Donate Life and was always ready to lend a helping hand where needed. She enjoyed organizing, gardening, hiking, traveling with Nathan, photography, reading, music, dancing, yoga, cooking, and ice cream. Elise battled health issues for the majority of her life but never let that hold her back from being a light and inspiration to others. She loved the Lord, Nathan, their dog Fletcher, her family and friends, and her doctors and nurses.
Elise was preceded in death by her grandparents Lowell C Bigelow, Jr. and Virginia (Lanham) Bigelow, Dennis Vogel, Sr. and Leona (Weber) Vogel, aunts, great aunts and uncles, and great grandparents.
Elise is survived by her husband Nathan Campbell of Tucson, AZ; her parents Tim and Lynn (Bigelow) Vogel of Phoenix, AZ; her brother John and his wife Erin (Busker) Vogel, nephews Sam and Jack of Vermillion, SD; her sister Sarah (Vogel) and her husband Kevin Lukan, nieces Cassidy, Kallie, and Abigail of Marion, IA; father and mother in-law Jim and Ruth (Nilsen) Graham of Cochise, AZ; sister-in-law Margo (Campbell) and her husband Adrian Smith, niece Gwendolyn of Littleton, CO; brother-in-law Tyler Graham and his wife Courtney O’Connor of Colorado Springs, CO; aunts and uncles, cousins, friends, and numerous prayer warriors.
A memorial service will be held Saturday January 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (AZ time) at Pantano Christian Church 1755 S. Houghton Rd. Tucson, AZ 85748. The service will also be livestreamed at https://mypantano.online.church/. No log-in or entry code required.