David J. Kemper

First Posted: 5/15/2008


David J. Kemper, 45, died May 13, 2008, at his residence.

He was born June 26, 1962, in Lima to Delmer and Ruth Kohorst Kemper. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Delphos.

Mr. Kemper worked in the automotive industry and was an umpire. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. He coached baseball for more than 20 years, which he thoroughly enjoyed. He was active with the Blues Pony League and enjoyed coaching softball. He was an avid Michigan fan.

Survivors also include two daughters, Crystal (Nathan Howell) Kemper and Cassie Kemper, both of Delphos; two sisters, Bev Hale and Marilyn Tracy, both of Delphos; two brothers, Donald (Darlene) Kemper and Del (Scarlett) Kemper, both of Delphos; and a grandson, Gavin Howell.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a parish wake service will be held at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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