CALUMET — Evelyn A. “Evie” Campioni, 62, of Calumet, passed away from a long battle with hidradenitis suppurativa and finally a short but rough battle with cancer at her home on Monday, November 30, 2020. She was in the loving care of her sons and husband.
She was born in Iron Mountain on February 20, 1958, a daughter of Richard and Mary Trecartin. She graduated from Kingsford High School in 1976 and married Stephen M. Campioni on June 7, 1980, at St. Ann’s Church in Chassell. She owned the Red Jacket General Store Antique Shop in Calumet for the past 17 years with her husband and two sons.
Evie enjoyed camping, antiquing, and going to garage sales. She also liked spending the summers in Northern Wisconsin at the flea markets, crafting, and going to the casinos. She belonged to 4-H as a child and liked watching her son’s sporting events.
She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Campioni, Jr., in-laws Cecelia and Louis Campioni, Sr., brother-in-law Louis Campioni, Jr., grandparents Richard and Marjorie Trecartin and Viola and Morris Christensen, and aunts Louis (Herman) Schomer and Valerie Freeman.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Campioni; two sons: Richard and Michael; parents Richard and Mary Trecartin; brother, Bob (Nan) Trecartin; sister Linda Holmes; sister-in-law, Jean (Roger) Manninen, brother-in-law, Jim (Kay) Campioni; uncle, John Gasperich; aunt Judy (Dan) Schumacher; and by special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Memorial services will take place at 2 p.m. at the Keweenaw Heritage Center in Calumet on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 with pastors Jared Howard and Robert Langseth officiating. Spring interment will be in the family lot at Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, masks must be worn and social distancing must be followed while indoors.
The O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements. To leave online condolences, please go to oneilldennisfh.com.