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Glenda Kemp

Glenda Kemp

NIOBRARA — Services for Glenda Kemp, 79, Niobrara, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Niobrara Lutheran Church in Niobrara. The Rev. Martha Atkins will officiate with burial in Riverview Cemetery in Niobrara.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Niobrara.

She died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.


Glenda Luellen Kemp, daughter of George and Venus (Wiley) Braun, was born Nov. 8, 1939, at Niobrara. She attended rural grade schools and graduated from Niobrara High School in 1958.

On March 12, 1960, Glenda was united in marriage to Albert D. Kemp at Niobrara. They were blessed with four children: Laura, Mike, Rod and David.

Glenda grew up in Niobrara and then moved to Omaha after getting married. While living in Omaha, she babysat and worked at Campbell’s Soup Co.

Glenda and Albert moved back to Niobrara in 1971 and Glenda took over the Niobrara Café until they moved the town. She also worked at Green’s Café and cooked at the school, after working many years of road construction. Glenda worked at Country Café and Tatanka Golf Club until her retirement.

Glenda was a member of Niobrara Lutheran Church and Ladies Auxiliary. She also served on the Niobrara Housing Authority Board.

Glenda is survived by her dear friend, Keith Larson of Niobrara; a sister, Gatha Pease of Grand Junction, Colo.; a daughter, Laura Kmiecik of Norfolk; her sons, Mike Kemp (Brenda Sparks) of Hoskins, Rod (Leann) Kemp of Plainview and David Kemp (Amy Lee) of Norfolk; grandchildren Derrick Kemp, Tara Raney, Matthew, Chelsea, Joe Kmiecik, Haley, Amanda, Krista Halsey, Kendra Kmiecik, Chelsey Kmiecik, Kelsey Kmiecik, Colton Kemp, Colin Kemp and Tylee Kemp; stepgrandchildren Tim Sparks, Amber Sparks, Jacob Booth, Jordan Booth and Jessica Booth; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse, Albert; a son-in-law, Leo; a great-granddaughter, Amari; and a brother-in-law, Ralph.

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STANTON — Memorial services for Eleanor Foust, 86, Stanton, formerly of West Point, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at New England Congregational Church in Stanton. The Rev. Linda Mohr will officiate.

NORFOLK — Visitation for Barbara Uehling, 70, Hadar, will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

WAYNE — Services for Merlin Saul, 88, Wayne, are pending at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne. He died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Wayne Country View Care in Wayne.

NELIGH — A celebration of life for Cloyd Kilpatrick Jr., 91, Neligh, will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Neligh Senior Center in Neligh with a slide show and time of sharing at 3 p.m.

CREIGHTON — Memorial services for Helen Jean Andersen, 88, Lincoln, formerly of Creighton, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Creighton. The Rev. Donna Fonner will officiate. Burial will be in Concordia Lutheran Cemetery in Clearwater.

BATTLE CREEK — Memorial services for Ervin E. Tegeler, 92, Battle Creek, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in Battle Creek. Military rites will be by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and American Legion Post 75.

CLARKSON — Services for Robert Hajek, 75, Clarkson, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson. The Rev. Rodney Kneifl will officiate with burial in the Clarkson Catholic Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Darrell Barrett, 81, Norfolk, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Norfolk Veterans Home. No services are planned.

NORFOLK — Services for Audrey F. Campanile 96, of Norfolk, formerly of Neligh, will be held at a later date.

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