St. Mary’s Church, Blenheim
Tuesday August 6, 2019
Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Monday August 5, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Parish and Knights of Columbus Prayers will
begin at 7:00 p.m. with visitation to follow.
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his residence on August 1, 2019 Herman Kempe, age 73, beloved husband of Janet. Born in Clinge, Netherlands, son of the late John and Cornelia Kempe. He is survived by his wife Janet (Van Damme) of 51 years, and daughters Jennifer Bushnell (John) of Lakeshore, Melissa Fiesser (George) of Oakville, and sons Michael Kempe (Margaret) of Oakville and Jeffrey Kempe (Diana) of LaSalle. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren, Hunter (Rebecca), Noah, Daniel (Marilou), Stephanie, Nicholas, Michael David, Stephen, Julia and Joseph. Also survived by his sisters Tina (Gys) Versteegh, Marie (John) deJeu, and Jo-Anne Kempe and his brother Fred (Cindy) Kempe. Predeceased by his brother Jerry (Monique) Kempe.
Herman was very passionate about a solid education and family foundation. He enjoyed travelling the world with his wife and sharing words of wisdom with his children and grandchildren. The family would like to thank Dr. B. Yee Providence, Dr. I. Dhaliwal, Dr. J. Raphael, and Dr. D. Brisbin and Nurse Practitioner Jon Ann Meko. Special thanks to the VON and nurse Karen Reid along with Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network staff.
Visitation on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish and Knights of Columbus Prayers will be held at 7 pm at Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley Street, Blenheim. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on August 6, 2019, at 11 am at St. Mary’s Parish, Blenheim with Father John Juhl officiating. Memorial donations may be made at the funeral home to St. Mary’s Parish for parish projects.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Herman Kempe March 18 1946 August 1 2019..
Décès pour la Ville:Blenheim, Province: Ontario