Delmar "Del" Kempf

Delmar "Del" Kempf, 69, of Beechwood, passed away on Wednesday, Feb, 8, 2006 at Beechwood Rest Home with his wife at his side.

He was born on March 20, 1936 in the town of Scott, the son of Frederick and Clara (nee Bartel) Kempf, and on July 11, 1959, he was united in marriage to Darlis Kudek at St. Bridget Catholic Church in the town of Wayne.

Del served his country in the U.S. Army Air National Guard attaining the rank of staff sergeant at the time of discharge in l962.

He was employed for 42 years and retired in 1998 from Amity Leather Products in West Bend as vice president of manufacturing.

Del worked part time for the town of Scott and K&D Excavating.

He was a member of the Beechwood Fire Department and Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott where he served as church chairman, church president and elder.

Del was an avid sportsman enjoying hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Darlis of Beechwood; two children, Wayne (Jackie) of Pewaukee and Debi (Pat) Prom of Beechwood; his mother, Clara Kempf of Beechwood; a brother, Russell (Betty) Kempf of Beechwood; four grandchildren, Brandon and Cassie Prom, Justin and Tyler Kempf.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frederick Kempf

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott.

Rev. Kurt Ziemann will officiate and burial, with military graveside rites, will follow in the church cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Sheboygan Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

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