Mary "Cam" Camilla Stillings, 91
Mary "Cam" Camilla Stillings, 91, of Park Rapids died at Heritage Living Center Saturday, July 26, 2008.
She was born Jan. 18, 1917 in Westbrook to John and Mary (Moriarty) Donahue. She attended Catholic school.
She married Richard Stillings May 3, 1939. They lived in Tracy for a time. Later they purchased resorts in Alexandria, Nevis and Lake George, which they operated for a number of years. She also worked as a nurse's aide for many years. They spent many winters in south Texas.
In 1981, they moved to Park Rapids and lived at Court Apartments. For many years she was involved with the Craft Arcade in Park Rapids.
She became a resident at Heritage Living Center in May 2006.
Surviving are four children, Barbara (Jerry) Harvey of Lake George, Mary White of Blue Earth, Catherine Trangsrud of Belle Plaine and Donald (Carol) of Mandan, ND; two sisters, Alda Johnson of Andover and Rose (Roy) Peterson of Westbrook; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1982; two sons-in-law, Dennis Trangsrud in 1990 and Ronald White in 1991; two grandsons, Jayson Trangsrud in 1982 and Mark Trangsrud in 2000; a great-grandson, Benjamin Smith in 1988 and a great-great-granddaughter, Natalie Schmidt in 2006; two sisters, Alicia Peschges and Adelaide Peterson; and five brothers, Melvin, Marion, Clarence, Jessie and Floyd.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, July 29 at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids with Father Thomas Friedl celebrating.
Honorary casket bearers: Leslie and Jon Harvey, Craig, Wayne and Kristie White, Angel Bublitz, Heidi Dye and Bruce Stillings.
Active casket bearers: Laura Schmidt, Lynn Smith, Jennifer, Jeraldine, and Jeff Harvey and Joan Miller.
Interment: The Stillings family plot at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Cemetery in Park Rapids.