We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Dorothy Kaempfe

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 for 85 year old Dorothy Pauline Marie Kaempfe of Chester, IL who died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Dorothy was born October 13, 1924 in McBride, MO, the daughter of Oscar and Norma (Isenberg) Bodenschatz. She married Erwin Kaempfe on April 11, 1953 in Crosstown, MO and he preceded her in death in 1983.

Survivors include four children, Donna Young of Ellis Grove, IL, Norma Marcinkowska of Chester, IL, Randy Kaempfe of Chester, IL and Peggie Thompson. Seven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and one great granddaughter also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Tuesday, June 10, 2014 and from 7:30am to 12pm Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL. Visitation then will continue from 1pm to 2pm at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.

A funeral service for 85 year old Dorothy Kaempfe of Chester, IL will be held at 2pm Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Perryville, MO.

Memorials can be made to the Debt Fund or the Radio Fund of St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.