Evelyn Kempton

Evelyn D Kempton

Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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Obituary of Evelyn D Kempton

Evelyn Kempton, age 87, of Bridgman, died peacefully Sunday evening, June 16, 2019 in her residence in the presence of her family.

Evelyn was born January 18, 1932 in New Troy, Michigan, one of nine children of Gustav and Bertha Geik. She married Emmett Charles Kempton April 21, 2001 in Bridgman, Michigan.

Evelyn will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her husband of eighteen years, Emmett Kempton of Bridgman; three daughters, Debbie (Rex) Miller, Cindy (Gary) Wasko, Jan (Mike) Johnson, all of Bridgman; three step daughters, Melissa (Kevin) Grier of Florida, Jennifer Graham of St. Joseph, Katherine (Paul) Fandrich of Stevensville; one step son, Josef (Nicole) Kempton of Stevensville; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren;and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Robert C. Zemke; one son, Robert S. Zemke; and eight siblings, Lena Strefling, Henry Geik, Mildred Strefling, Arthur Geik, Ruth Ott, Edward Geik, Robert Geik, and William Geik.

Family and friends will gather Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Paul Lutheran Church, 2673 West John Beers Road, Stevensville, with calling one hour prior. The Reverend Jeremy Koehler, Pastor of Saint Paul will officiate.

Mrs. Kempton will be laid to rest in Graceland Cemetery in Bridgman.

The family prefers contributions be made in memory of Evelyn to the Church Library of Saint Paul Lutheran Church, 2673 West John Beers Road, Stevensville, Michigan 49127.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, Michigan, 49128.

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Private Condolence

Leona Mathieu

Posted at 12:00am
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. It sure was a pleasure to have work with Evelyn. She was such a sweet, loving person and it was Truely a gift to have know her.

Joe and Lynda Svoboda

Posted at 12:00am
Debbie, Cindy, Jan and Family,

So sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. She will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you.

Nancy Hill Smith

Posted at 12:00am
Debbie and family, so sorry for your loss,
Prayers to all of you

Nancy Zielke

Posted at 12:00am
Debbie, Cindy, and Jan - I am so sorry to see the passing of your Mother. I have such wonderful memories of her growing up on Ott Road. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

Just Jackson

Posted at 12:00am
Debbie and family, I was so sorry to see about the passing of your mother. I know the last year's where not easy for you but you have lots of great memories. Having lost my own mother in March I know this is a sad time and the days ahead will be filled with joy and sorrow. You are in my thoughts., Judy

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