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 Eugene Richard “Dick” Camas

Eugene Richard “Dick” Camas

Casselton, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Death 23 Mar 2011 (aged 77)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Leonard, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 67516791 · View Source
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Eugene "Dick" Richard Camas, 77, Chaffee, ND, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011 while on vacation in Tucson, AZ.

Dick was born July 19, 1933 to Walter and Minnie Camas near Casselton, ND.

He lived in the Embden, ND, area most of his life and attended school in rural Gill and Chaffee, ND. He was a veteran of the Korean War.

After returning from Korea, he worked in California for a short time and then returned to Embden. Dick was employed by Minnesota Tree Farms, was in partnership with Clarence Kresse – Kresse/ Camas Gravel.

On March 26, 1959, he married Elvera Sletmoe of Leonard, ND and had two children. Together, they operated Curly's Club, farmed in the Embden area and later formed Camas Sand and Gravel, which he operated with his son, Kevin Camas.

Dick is survived by his daughter, Sherry (James) Jensen and son, Kevin (Becky), all of Wheatland, ND; seven grandchildren, Bryan and Brandon Nesemeier, Fargo ND, Carly Camas, Fargo, ND, Tayler Camas, Minneapolis MN, Riley, Kirby and Tate, at home; sister, Mary Lou Wright, Decatur, AL; several nieces and nephews, and special friend, Sharon Motter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elvera; parents, sisters, Barbara Hoffmann (Hugo) Betty Gust (Bud), Embden, Audrey Ertel (Harold), Valley City and brother, Dallas, Embden.

Visitation: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from 5 to 7 in West Funeral Chapel, Casselton, with a prayer service at 7.

Funeral Service: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 10 in St. John Lutheran Church, Embden, ND.

Burial: Watson Cemetery, rural Leonard, ND.

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  • Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67516791
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Richard “Dick” Camas (19 Jul 1933–23 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67516791, citing Watson Cemetery, Leonard, Cass County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Corinne Wise (contributor 47132213) .