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Edmund B. “Eddie” Kempf, 91, Jasper

2179d80e290226dda26838c1727691d5Edmund B. “Eddie” Kempf, 91, of Jasper, died Wednesday (January 28) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Dubois April 16, 1923, to Bart and Mary (Heeke) Kempf He married Magdelena Brockman November 9, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She died August 6, 1999.

Eddie retired from VFW Post No. 673 in Jasper where he worked as a bartender for
a number of years. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, a life member of VFW Post No. 673, where served as the post trustee and on the honor Guard, a life member of American Legion Post No.147, a life member of the Fraternal Order of
Police, and a member of Jasper Outdoor Recreation.

He is survived by one daughter, Sara Gabrel and husband Ed, French Lick; two sons,
Allen “Rock” Kempf and wife Lila, Haysville, and Edwin Kempf, Jasper; eight grandchildren, eight grandchildren, Paul Gabrel and wife Ann, and Cody and Thomas Gabrel, Bart, Brice, Bethany, John, and Eddie Kempf; two great-grandchildren, James and Heather Gabrel; and one brother, Arthur Kempf, Celestine.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by three brothers, Henry, Lawrence, and Roman Kempf

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Private gravesite services and burial will follow at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

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