Muriel Joan Campbell


Muriel Joan Campbell was born in Berkeley, California on March 30, 1929.
Important Facts
March 30, 1929 Born at the Alta Bates Community Hospital in Berkeley, California. She is the daughter of Agnes Jean Cox and Murray Archibald Campbell. Her parents were deaf. Source: California Birth Index, 1905-1995.

Joan CampbellJoan Campbell
5 months old

April 2, 1930 The US Federal Census lists Murray Campbell (48), Agnes J. (39), John HC (11), and Muriel J. (1), living in Berkeley, Alameda, California. Source: 1930; Census Place: Berkeley, Alameda, California; Roll: 110; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 289; Image: 1118.0.
August 6, 1931 Her father died in Berkeley, California of pneumonia, although he was very debilitated by tuberculosis. She was two years old and she was brought up by her mother.
  Joan loved animals and as a child, she rode her stallion horse all over the hills of what is now Walnut Creek, California.

The whole familyThe Campbell Family
June 1929

  Joan dated Byron Demott who was a Tennis Pro at Santa Barbara Country Club.
1948 Married Douglas Lee Nelson.
June 8, 1948 Lita Jean Nelson was born in Berkeley, California.
1949 Joan married Knut Kristian Dahle who is Norwegian. In 1947, Knut went to the University of California, Berkeley as Freshman in architecture.

Joan, Knut, and Lita
1950 - Carmel Mission

October 3, 1950 John Christian Gloor was born in Berkeley, California.
1952 Divorced Knut Kristian Dahle in Mexico.
1954 Married Joseph William Baber in Tijuana, Mexico.
Oct. 8, 1954 Michael Murray Baber was born in San Diego, California.
April 8, 1958 James Lawrence Baber was born in San Rafael, California. Died of spinal meningitis at 3 years old.
August 21, 1959 Married Herbert Emil Gloor in Berkeley, California.

Joan Campbell Gloor
May 28, 1960 Louise Zellie Gloor was born in Berkeley, California. Her parents were living at 1159 Arlington Way, Martinez, California.
November 6, 1961 David Emil Gloor was born in Berkeley, California.
August 19, 1976 Joan's mother, Agnes Jean Campbell died at the Alta Bates Community Hospital in Berkeley, California.
  While living in Berkeley, Joan managed the Mariposa Auto Court that her mother had bought in 1959. The named changed later to Mariposa Lodge.
1987 Joan and Herb moved to Mariposa to semi retire and run the Mariposa Lodge.
1988-2007 Joan and Herb raised Swiss Mountain show dogs and won blue ribbons in many conformation classes. She served on the boards of the Chamber and the Economic Development Corporation. Joan also donated property to the Mining and Mineral Museum.
October 8, 2007 Joan Gloor died peacefully and without pain between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. at home in bed on Veteran's Day.
October 11, 2007 Leroy Radanovich wrote an article about Joan in the online Sierra Sun Times. Click here to read this article. Source: Sierra Sun Times: Leroy Radanovich's Mariposa Life.
October 12, 2007 Joan's obituary appeared in the Mariposa Gazette weekly newspaper. Source: Mariposa Weekly Gazette.
October 19, 2007 A 2 PM memorial service was held at the Mariposa Funeral home with Rev. Cuck & Marilyn Kendall officiating.

Last update: Monday, April 4, 2016