Evelyn L. KemptonEvelyn L. Kempton, 85, of Superior, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in St. Francis Home in the Park, Superior.
Evelyn L. Kempton, 85, of Superior, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in St. Francis Home in the Park, Superior.
She was born in Angora, Minn. on Oct. 26, 1927 to Mary (Isaacson) and William Leikas.
She was a member of Cathedral Of Christ The King and "The Birthday Club". She enjoyed sewing, needle point and playing yatzee.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Linda (Dick) Saari of Almena, Wis.; sons, Ron (Sherri) Kempton of Superior and Dennis Kempton of Virginia, Minn.; grandchildren, Corrine Breur, Derek, Carolyn and Jessica Saari, Rhonda Jo (Jeremy) Bentley, Crystal and Heather Kempton, Kristen (Jamie) Whitwan and Brian (Carly) Kempton; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Beverly Leikas of Virginia, Minn.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Jerome died on Dec. 16, 2007, just one month short of their 60th wedding anniversary; and a sister, Wilma.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 21 in Downs Funeral Home, corner of Ogden Ave. and 19th Street, with Rev. Andrew P. Ricci officiating.
Downs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.