Private memorial services for Janet Mae Campbell, 75 of Burlington, will be held at a later date. 

Janet Mae Campbell was born on May 12, 1945, in Redwood Falls, to Herbert Frederick and Beatrice Edna (Sandmann) Zeise. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Redwood Falls, graduating in 1963. On May 28, 1968, she married LeRoy Campbell in Delphos, Kansas. She worked as a manager and bookkeeper as LeRoy  worked different construction jobs in Kansas, Nebraska and Minnesota. In 1980 they moved to Sauk Centre, where Janet was the director of the Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce. They soon bought the Red Barn Resort and Campground. In 1992 they “retired” to Texas. After five weeks of retirement they began to work for the Wilder Corp., managing several different campgrounds in the Valley of Texas. After several years they retired again to Holly Lake Ranch in northern Texas. LeRoy passed away on Feb. 3, 2012

On Dec. 31, 2017, Janet married Gene Klein of Burlington, Texas. Janet spent many hours gardening, canning and helping Gene with the many duties on his ranch. She was a hard worker and very proud of all she accomplished. She also enjoyed the companionship of her Yorkshire Terrier, MS Noney! 

Janet passed away the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at her home in Burlington with her husband by her side. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Beatrice Zeise; one brother, David; and her sister, Susan. 

Janet is survived by her husband, Gene Klein, of Burlington; two step-children, Mark Chadwell and wife, Lisa, of College Station, and Sonya Dittmer and husband, Doug, of Academy, Texas; four step-grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren; and three brothers, Glenn Zeise and wife, Ruth, of Redwood Falls,  Lloyd Zeise and wife, Leslie, of Minnesota and Ralph Zeise and wife, Karen, of Minnesota; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.  

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