ROSEVILLE, Calif. — Charles William Kampmann Sr., 91, of Roseville, Calif., passed away peacefully to Heaven. Born in Dubuque, Iowa, the oldest child to Charles Edward and Jean Kampmann; family member of the Kampmann Sash and Door Factory. Charles “Bill” joined the Army Air corps in 1941 using the pilot license he obtained in college. He was a pilot then stationed to the Philippines where he was later captured and survived the Bataan Death March and being POW in Japan for three years. When his camp was liberated he recuperated back stateside and met Jean at the Brainerd Elks Lodge. He married Jean Bernice Hagberg on April 7, 1947. They had a wonderful life together moving many times with the military including a return station to Japan. They had three children. After 20 years in the military in 1961, Bill retired from the Air Force and they decided to move to Roseville, Calif. Bill became a teacher in the Roseville school district obtaining his master’s in teaching from Sac State. School was an important passion to him, serving his community in teaching for 25 years. In 1985 Bill retired once again now spending time with Jean to travel and enjoy his family. During their retirement they traveled with friends to Europe and the Panama Canal on cruise ships enjoying their time together. Bill is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Jean; and his parents, Charles Edward and Jean Kampmann. He is survived by his family, daughter, Candace (Jim) Amos, of Loomis, Calif.; sons, Charles (Kimberly) Kampmann Jr. of Rocklin, Calif., Jim (Karen) Kampmann, of Roseville; four grandchildren, Erik Kampmann, of Florida, Nicole Kampmann, of San Francisco, Stephen Kampmann, of Loomis, Calif., Conner Kampmann, of Roseville; his sister, Jean Mae Norskov, of Brainerd, Minn.; niece, Perian (Richard) Stavrum, of St. Cloud, Minn.; nephew, Christopher Norskov, of Brainerd, Minn. Bill, you will be missed by many but always remembered in our hearts. Viewing will be held Friday, March 11 from 4-7 p.m. Cochrane’s Chapel of the Roses Chapel services held on Saturday, March 12, 11 a.m. at Cochrane’s in Roseville. Military interment will be held on Saturday, March 12, following the Chapel service at East Lawn Sierra Hills Memorial Park, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, Calif.