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Dwight Oliver Kamback

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Death 3 May 2006 (aged 93)
Burial Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 100334145 · View Source
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Dwight Oliver Kamback, 93, resident of Westminster Village, in Muncie Indiana died Wednesday, May 3, 2006. Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday July 1, 2006 at Memory Hill Cemetery in Milledgeville. Mr. Kamback was born in Elgin, Illinois and graduated high school in Rockford, Illinois. He served in the army during World War II and was a member of the z86th Combat Engineer Unit that saw extensive action during the Battle of the Bulge. Captain Kamback also served as one of the senior officers for a POW camp in southern France. He moved to Muncie in 1947. He was a manufacturers representative for the Alamite Sales Division of Stewart/Warner Corporation. He was in charge of sales, service, and installation of automotive lubrication equipment for Central Indiana. He founded the Rite Company to sell mufflers, shocks, and exhaust systems. He retired from these occupations in 1968. The next year he started work with the chemistry department of Ball State University as the laboratory director. He held that position for ten years. After his second retirement, he volunteered at Ball Memorial Hospital in the patient transport service. He also helped design and construct exhibits at the Minnetrista Cultural Center. He also took all the woodworking courses at Ball State University and became a master furniture Builder. His last passion as a volunteer was with Habitat for Humanity of Munice. In this capacity, he donated extensive woodworking equipment and supplies. For this, they designed a room in the warehouse as the Dwight Kamback Workshop.

His wife who died in 1993, was the former Miriam Fullbright Lamback, a member of the Williamson family of Georgia. She lived in Milledgeville and taught at Peabody, the Laboratory School for Georgia State College for Women. Survivors include his two sons, Dwight Kamback, Jr. (Linda) of Lake City, Florida and Joseph Kamback of Muncie; a daughter, Jeanne Bartlett (Glenn) of Barberton, Ohio; five grandchildren, Katherine, Peter, and Charles Kamback and Joseph (Amber) and John Bartlett.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jack Johnson
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334145
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dwight Oliver Kamback (24 Jan 1913–3 May 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334145, citing Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .