January 20, 2020

Wanda "Elaine" Van Camp

Died April 24, 2018


Wanda “Elaine” Van Camp, 89, of West Branch, formerly of Flint, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

A celebration of her life will take place 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Mount Morris, with burial to follow in Flint Memorial Park Cemetery. Elaine’s family will be present at the funeral home to receive friends from noon until the time of service at 1 p.m.

Elaine was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Jackson, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Anna Mabel (Adamson) Werner. She graduated from Jackson High School with the class of 1947. She married T. Virgil Van Camp on Aug. 10, 1962. Sadly, he preceded her in death July 31, 2008.

She worked in the audit department for General Motors for 19 years before retiring in December 1987. Elaine’s family meant everything to her; she adored spending time with them. She and Virgil enjoyed restoring their 1917 schoolhouse into their home of present day. They also enjoyed traveling in the family’s motor home. They were members of the Foresters for many years and belonged to the snowmobile and dune buggy club.

Left to cherish her memory are daughter, Gay A. Miller; sister, Lila Johnson of Jackson; brothers-in-law, Floyd Wing of Jackson and Sam Conway of Concord; nephews, Pat (RaEAnn) Loafman of Gladwin, Lewis Wing of Jackson and Tom (Ann) Cox of Parma; and nieces, Cindy (Bill) Lackey of Jackson, Mary (Mike) Trudell of Jackson, Lisa Wing of Spring Arbor and Heather (Ken) Friend of Mason.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Virgil; two sons, Scott A. and Phillip E. Miller; and two sisters, Janet Wing and Doris Conway.

Friends may share a memory with the family at the funeral home or online at www.martinfuneralhome.com.


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