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Mary Ellen Cameron
February 28, 1929 ~ February 1, 2018
February 6, 2018
Mary Ellen Cameron, 88, Roseburg, Oregon, passed away peacefully at home on February 1, 2018. Per Mary Ellen's request, no public services will be held.

Mary Ellen was born in Bonners Ferry to John and Juanita Eastlund. As a child, she spent several years in Clarkston, Washington, before the family moved back to Bonners Ferry. In 1946, Mary Ellen graduated from Bonners Ferry High School.

In November of 1946, Mary Ellen married Robert Bob Cameron, who preceded her in death in 2014. She worked for the Bonners Ferry Herald until she and Bob moved to Roseburg in 1949.

After arriving in Roseburg, Bob became involved with the timber industry, owning his own logging company while Mary Ellen worked for a life insurance company before becoming a stay at home mom.

She enjoyed cooking, entertaining at their home on the beautiful North Umpqua River, and fishing for king salmon in Alaska.

Mary Ellen is survived by sons Bruce Cameron and Scott Cameron, both of Roseburg, andn Brian Cameron, Soldotna, granddaughter Lindsay Cameron Roberts, Roseburg, grandsons, T.J. Cameron, Roseburg, and Marshal Cameron, Soldotna, great-granddaughter Addison Cameron Roberts, and brother Tom and his wife Ann, Sweethome, Oregon, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Three brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

In 1950, a son was born and died at two days of life. In 1954, her son Stephen was born and died at age two and half years due to a heart defect. Mary Ellen will embrace them in heaven.

In lieu of flowers, she requested donations be made to a charity of your choice.