Obituary of Patricia Ann Kemppainen

Patricia Ann Kemppainen
March 17,1933-March 25, 2003

Patricia Ann Kemppainen, age 70 of Baraga passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at Marquette General Hospital.

She was born March 17, 1933, in Zeba, daughter of William I. Emery and Catherine (Schofield) & Archie Sipe (stepfather). Pat grew up in Zeba and graduated from high school in Lawrence, KS in 1952. She married Raymond Kemppainen on January 23, 1954, in Zeba. They lived in Chicago for 41 years, moving back to Zeba and then to Baraga. She was a member of the Blessed Kateri Tekawitha Parish in Zeba, Ojibwa Senior Citizens and KBIC.

She is survived by her husband Raymond of Baraga, four sons, Raymond Jr. (Pam) of Chicago, Michael (Anita) of Lawrence KS, Erick (Melinda) of Lawrence, KS, Mark of Baraga, two daughters, Lori Horst of Addison, IL, Catherine (Ambrose) Shepherd of Lawton, OK: brother William (Gretchen) Emery of Zeba; two sisters, Beverly (Pete) Ellsworth and Gwen Loonsfoot both of Zeba; 27 grandchildren and great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

She is preceeded in death by two sons Rodney and Craig; 3 brothers, Gerald, Rob, and James Emery; 3 sisters Jacqueline Cote, Virginia Shelifoe, and Mary Connors, special sister-in-law Georgianna Emery.

Source: Erick Kemppainen 2402 Danbury PL, Lawrence, KS 66049

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