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Wayne R. Camren

Wayne R. Camren

September 25, 2018

Wayne Richard “Dodo” Camren, 86, passed away peacefully at Cornell Area Care Center on September 25, 2018.

He was born on July 15th, 1932 in DeForest, WI, the son of Odell and Pearl (Olson) Camren. Wayne served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1949- 1952. On September 13, 2018, he and his wife, Roxanne (Fulton), celebrated 66 years of marriage.

Wayne retired from Pope and Talbot in Ladysmith, WI, in 1992 after working there for 17 years. He was a member of the Legion, York Kolar Post #316, Sheldon, WI.

Wayne was a proud father and grandfather. He was always sure to show off any pictures he carried in his wallet of all his grandchildren. He loved to watch football and was a dedicated Packer fan. Wayne also loved to do woodwork and was especially proud of the football helmets he would make for friends and family.

Wayne enjoyed fishing and catching his limit everyday and being in the company of his friends and family at TJ’s Timberline Resort.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Roxanne; sons, Jerome (Dawn) Camren, James (Debbie) Camren; daughters, Linda Moede, Peggy (Richard) Hughes; 13 grandchildren; and 29 ½ great-grandchildren; brother, LeRoy “Buzz” (Ruth) Camren; extended family and friends; and his beloved dog and best buddy, Max.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughters, Cheryl and Susan; his twin brother, Robert Camren; two additional brothers, Pete Camren and Harold Camren; sisters, Burdell Opsal, Dorothy Gullickson; and son-in-laws, William Cline and Russell Moede.

A Celebration of life is being planned at a later date.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services of Altoona is serving the family.


Later date.

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  • Fred & Cheryl Stephen Dodo was a great friend who brought joy and laughter to all of us. Warm thoughts and sympathy from both of us.

    September 28 at 11:16am

  • Eileen & Bob Phillips We will miss you Dodo. As we walk into TJs you will always have a place in our heart and prayers. God Bless

    September 27 at 8:09pm

  • Stephanie & Ron To the Camren family, thoughts and prayers to all of you, we will all miss Dodo at TJ's. May he always have a front row seat for the Packer games and a full glass.
    Stephanie and Ron.

    September 27 at 7:03pm

  • Tom Heimer Tom Heimer Very sad to hear that we have lost a great friend DoDo was one in a million and a great person he never failed to make us laugh and brighten our day he will be greatly missed.

    September 27 at 8:38AM

  • Edward Hodges and Kay Hodges Thank you Wayne for being a good friend and co-worker. May you rest in peace.

    September 27 at 6:32AM

  • David and Lori Green So sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers...

    September 26 at 9:13PM

  • Richard & Judy Weichmann We send all our love and sympathy to Aunt Roxie and family on the death of Uncle DoDo. We always had such wonderful times when we would go North for a visit. Rest in peace Uncle DoDo. God bless Aunt Roxie and the family.

    September 26 at 8:54PM

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