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Maude E. Kemp dies at 79

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Maude E. Kemp, of Chesterton, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus. She was 79.

She was born December 6, 1929 in Chesterton, the daughter of Charles and Maude (Sederberg) Moore, both of whom preceded her in death.

Her husband LeRoy Kemp preceded her in death on July 28, 2006.

She is survived by five children, Patricia (Thomas) Foley, of Chesterton, Kathy (Bob) Hommey, of Chesterton, Thomas (Debbie) Kemp, of Chesterton, Debra (Richard) Watts, of Chesterton, and Barbara (Matt) Winter, of Canal Fulton, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Catherine Wolf, of Chesterton and a brother, Charles (Gloria) Moore, of Chesterton.

She was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Kemp on July 29, 1987. She is also preceded in death by siblings, Jean Francis, Robert Moore, Helen Doelling, Winifred Singer and Patricia Anderson.

Maude was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial, Fr. James Meade officiating, will be offered at 1 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2009 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton. Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday, April 11 from 4-8 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. Please note: There will be no visitation Sunday.

Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

For information, please call White-Love Funeral Home at 926-1309.


Posted 4/10/2009