Aleasa Mae Kampman, 98, of Allison, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at her home in Allison. She was born April 21, 1922, in rural Kesley, Iowa, to Harm and Mary (Brinkman) Uhlenhopp.
Aleasa graduated from Clarksville High School and furthered her education at Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. She was united in marriage to Willie A. Kampman on August 14, 1942, in Mason City. Aleasa worked as a teacher, homemaker, and nurse's aid.
Aleasa received the Lord Jesus as her personal Savior and gathered at the Hitesville Gospel Hall in Aplington. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, and crossword puzzles. Aleasa also enjoyed gardening and baking, especially her pumpkin bread, which she shared with friends and neighbors.
Aleasa is survived by her children Marianne Folkerts of Allison, Mike Kampman of Allison, Mavis Downing of Ontario, Wisconsin, grandson Jim (Kimberly) Folkerts of Dike, great-grandchildren Trevor and Levi, granddaughter Jeni Tjarks (Bill Frakes) of Goldfield, great-grandchildren Janesha and Jordan, grandson Brian Folkerts, great-grandchildren Wyatt and Kale, granddaughter Dawn (Ron) Wright of Melfort, SK, Canada, great-grandchildren Aleasa and Jordie, grandson Dan (Casey) Downing of Norwalk, Wisconsin, and sister LaVera Cuvelier of Aplington.
Aleasa was preceded in death by her parents Harm and Mary Uhlenhopp, husband Willie, sons-in-law Max Folkerts and Mike Downing, and sisters LaVon Diekman and Shirley Graham.
Thinking of you in the loss of your Dear Mother & Grandmother and sending warm sympathy. You will miss going to her house for home made cookies and the candy bowl, also her love and care for you. Now she is at HOME with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ where she wished to be. We are the poorer here on earth as we miss those beloved saints and family. Good she was ready for to meet her Lord. May the service be a blessing to saint and sinner. Now you have the family memories to help to ease the loss.
"So sorry to hear of your loss! I remember her from many years ago in Hitesville! Thinking of all of you! "