LAS VEGAS

Michelle R. Kemmerling

March 2, 1982 - Jan. 31, 2006

Michelle Robin Marie Kemmerling, 23, of Las Vegas and formerly of Watertown, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006.

Michelle was born March 2, 1982, in Waukesha, the daughter of Bruce and Susan (nee Klauer) Kemmerling. She was a 2000 graduate of Watertown High School where she had been a competitive swimmer. She was employed in Las Vegas as a waitress and was a collector of Beatles memorabilia.

Survivors include her parents, Bruce and Susan Kemmerling; her sister, Chelsea Kemmerling of Watertown; her maternal grandparents, Darrel and Evelyn Klauer Sr. of Clinton, Ark.; aunts, uncles, and cousins; her good friend, Brittanni Phillips of Watertown; and many friends here and in Las Vegas.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, John and Dorothy Kemmerling, and her great-grandmother, Gladys Paullin.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 8 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Feb. 9, at Hafemeister Funeral Home, 611 E. Main St., Watertown, with the Rev. Thomas Marr of St. Bernardís Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown.

Memorials can be directed to the charity of oneís choice.

Hafemeister Funeral Home, (920) 261-2218, is serving the family.