Amma Jean Kemper
April 1, 1926 - November 10, 2020
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc.
Larry M. Funk
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Soller-Baker Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lafayette Chapel
400 Twyckenham Blvd
Lafayette, IN 47909
Monday 11/16
PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICE

Amma Jean (Smelcer) Kemper, 94, of Lafayette died at 11:00 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at The Springs of Lafayette. She was born on April 1, 1926 in Clarks Hill to the late Dessie and Anna (Cooksey) Smelcer.  She was a 1944 graduate of Clarks Hill High School.  Jean married the love of her life,…

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Bill Murdock left a message on November 17, 2020:
Sorry to hear of Mrs. Kemper's home going. Her life was a consistent testimony of Christianity. I remember her as always a sweet and positive influence, and one who surely loved the Lord Jesus Christ. My prayers are with the family Bill Murdock
Richard Lofland left a message on November 16, 2020:
Thinking of you in your time of loss. May the memories of her brighten your days to come.
Bill and Connie Sears left a message on November 16, 2020:
To Alan,Janet, Jane, Gary, and all the kids So very sorry to hear about Aunt Jean. That is a lovely picture of her, Your families are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Larry M. Funk left a message on November 15, 2020:
So sorry to hear of Jean's passing. Lived in local area all my life and knew of Jean and Floyd. Great people for sure. My best to the family for sure at this time. Larry Funk
Norman and Cay Long left a message on November 15, 2020:
November 14, 2020 Dear Alan, Janet and family… Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in the painful and untimely loss of your beloved, mother, mother in-law and grandmother. May you all continue to find comfort and hope from our thoughts, prayers and reassurances that so many others care and remember you in your loss and grief. Although words from friends can’t take away the sadness you have in your heart or ease the loneliness that comes when loved ones have parted. Our trust is that you will find that inner strength to carry on as a tribute, to her great memories with each of you. Og Mandino, the famous author wrote, “So each of us in our own way, endures our loss, but cherishes the memories. Just as it should be.” However, when one’s heart is frozen in shock from the loss of a loved one; its family and friends who share their expressions of compassion and friendship which help to sustain us and soften the painful grieving process. We deeply regret seeing you lose such a precious loved one. We mourn the loss for you and continue to celebrate life in her memory… Nonetheless, our thoughts and our prayers are with you. We hope our message will continue to bring you some measure of comfort. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal”. May peace replace your heartache and bountiful warm memories remain. In closing, “The nicest place to be is in someone’s thoughts. The safest place to be is in someone’s prayers. And the best place to be is in God’s hands.” With kindest regards…God Bless... Cay and Norm
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Karla Tull Ahnert left a message on November 14, 2020:
My sympathy to the family. Jean was such a good-hearted person. Sorry for your loss.
Susan Loveless Bengtson left a message on November 14, 2020:
My condolences on the loss of your mother. She was a dear friend of my mother, Helen Loveless (1921-2005), and I remember Jean fondly.
Micki (Bird) Gipson left a message on November 14, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss neighbor, my thoughts and prayers are with you all
Mike Pinto left a message on November 14, 2020:
Jean Kemper was a huge fan of James Cole Elementary School. She was always first in the gymnasium for our Veterans and Grandparents Day programs and always had such pride in the children and the school. Jean raised Alan, a good man who served our community on the school board and still farms fields around the school. She helped raise a grandson, Brian, whose two daughters attend Cole. She understood how to support, encourage, and guide. Her selfless caring for others is what I remember most about Jean. Her son tells stories of her generosity to strangers who were down on their luck and catching a ride on freight trains that used to stop to take on water near the house when he was a child. Food and water was always available without judgment or payment. She offered because she could and because she believed that all deserved honor, dignity, and a good meal. You will be missed, Jean Kemper. Know you have left a legacy that continues forward.
Larry Killian left a message on November 14, 2020:
In memory of Amma Jean Kemper, Larry Killian lit a candle
Kenya Logan left a message on November 13, 2020:
May God bless and comfort your family during this time. Our prayers are with you.
Roberta Pilotte left a message on November 13, 2020:
Duane and I are sorry for your loss. Mrs. Kemper lived a full life and helped create many wonderful memories for her family to cherish for years to come. A life well lived!
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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