Loraine M. Monroe

Loraine M. “ Mamo” Monroe, 96, died Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was born August 14, 1924, in Nogales, Arizona, to Raul Antonio and Maria Guadalupe Morineau Campillo. Loraine loved people, most especially her family. She was kind, hospitable, and full of bright energy. Loraine enjoyed baking, cooking, and entertaining. She was a member of many bridge clubs, past President of St. Raphael Women’s Council, past President of the Northwest Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary, dedicated voting poll worker, and very active in the Arts Center of the Ozarks. In all of these roles she used her vibrant personality to bring joy to those around her. Even her daily newspaper reading served others. She would often cut out articles and send them to family and friends who may find an interest in them.

She is survived by two daughters; Catherine Monroe Crouch and husband James E. and Mari’lu Monroe Walla and husband Paul; one son, John Baker Monroe and wife Ann; ten grandchildren, Matthew Crouch and wife Samantha, Elizabeth Betsy Jilka, John Courtney Crouch, Mary Catherine Dean and husband Brian, Kelly Monroe, Maggie Gonzalez and husband Eric, Rachel Atia, Joel Atia, Seyer Walla, and Emily Walla; six great-grandchildren, Annie Crouch, George Crouch, Oliver Jilka, Augustine Gus Jilka, Ellis Dean, and Ethan Gonzalez; two brothers, William Campillo and wife Rosemary, and Alex Campillo; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Loraine is preceded in death by two brothers, Raul Campillo and Charles Campillo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springdale with interment at St. Joseph Cemetery in Tontitown. Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday.