Frances Campanian

Profile Updated: January 18, 2017
Class Year: 1972
Residing In: Calistoga, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Dating Gary Kozak since 2009
Occupation: Retail and Caregiver
Children: Four beautiful Godchildren! Two boys and two girls that are like my nieces and nephews and they treat More…me like their aunt. They are in their 20's and 30's. Their mother Laura has been a good friend that I met while I lived in Montana. Cole, Karla, Miranda and Seneca.
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After highschool I went to Montana State University-North for a brief period, taking their nursing program. I wish I would have stuck to it, because it is a field I have always been interested in, but never pursued. Instead, I pursued a career that I was brought up in, bartender, for over thirty years, still kind of a nurse. I worked in Gt. Falls and Shelby for a few years, having a lot of fun with friends here. I moved to the Napa Valley in 1979. I fell in love with the beauty and the mild climate of this incredible place. Also, being in the Bay Area and very near San Francisco and Oakland, CA, there is a big variety of music, which has been one of my passions forever. There is nothing better than going to see a live performance whether it is jazz, rock, blues,classical or a play. There are a lot of incredible small venues in The Napa Valley. I have settled in Calistoga the last 20 years after living in Napa and St. Helena. I am very happy that my sister, Sandy, lives in the city of Napa and my mother, Eva Campanian, lives right down the street from me in Calistoga. It is a lively little town of 5400 that people travel to from all over the world. Not only known for its delicious wine, warm climate and famous mineral hot springs, but its' parades, concerts in the park and hospitality make it a distinctive destination.

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I am glad I graduated from a small highschool. It is nice to touch base with old friends when I am visiting Montana. NTCHS was a great school and I always loved going to the basketball and football games, as did everybody else. The school spirit was GREAT!

Attending 2016 All Class Reunion Tickets (07/01/16)

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May 11, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Hi everybody, I hope I can make it to the reunion. Sandy, too. I also hope that when people come out to CA, you come to the Napa Valley to visit us. You always have a place to stay. Fran

At the car show event at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend. Such a good time. This year we had friends join us that we know from The Motorcycle Rodeo! Jen and Rupe! So fun!
Sandy and me in front of Spengers Seafood Restaurant in Berkley, CA. Spengers has been the over 75 years with its own fishing boats. We often met our Uncles John and Spiro there for holiday dinners. They lived just minutes away in Oakland.
Uncle Spiro, Mom, me and Uncle John at their home in Oakland, CA.
Gary and me at a Car Show on main street in Calistoga. This is about five years ago.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2017 at 10:55 AM
Me, Ms. Claus, and Fritz by my new street address, Champagne South. I love champagne!
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Me and Gary at an 80's Prom in San Francisco in July 2016.
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Pink Martini is one of my favorite bands from Portland, OR. This is Thomas Lauderdale, piano player and leader of the band after one of their concerts in December 2016. Love their music!
Posted: Jan 18, 2017 at 10:45 AM
At The Pet Parade in St. Helena, CA in October 2016. This is Fritz, Mom's dog.
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With Mom and Fritz at The Pet Parade in St. Helena, CA in October 2016. We had so much fun!
Posted: Jan 18, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Celebrating Sandy's 60'th birthday attending a really fabulous Beatles performance and show by The Fab Four! We Sandy loves the Beatles.
Posted: Jan 18, 2017 at 10:19 AM
The Mustard is coming up in The Napa Valley especially after all of the rain we have been having. So beautiful. This was one of my first photos to exhibit in the annual Mustard Photo contest. Unfortunately we do not have the contest anymore. It was so much fun and got your creative juices flowing. I received an honorable mention ribbon for this one and I Sold it!
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Me and Linda Mydland in front of the pool at The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas. Dave and Linda joined us for one day at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in 2015! So much fun! We also saw the fabulous musical Jersey Boys with them!.