Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KAMPWERTH, Maurice 77  Breese IL  CarlyleUB  17 Dec 2003  fch 

Maurice Kampwerth, 77

Maurice Kampwerth, 77, of St. Rose died Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese.

He was born on September 21st, 1926, in Beckemeyer, the son of Anna Voss, who survives in Carlyle, and the late Herman H. Kampwerth. On April 27th, 1954, at St. Rose Catholic Church in St Rose; he married Bertha Schrage, and she survives in St. Rose.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Kent Kampwerth of Troy; five daughters, Gerene Gramlich of Cary, N.C., Sharon Knuf of Highland, Judy Rhoades of Liberty, MO., June Timmermann of Maumelle, Ariz., and Jill Boysha of Fairview Heights; nine grandchildren; a brother, Leonard Kampwerth of Carlyle; and three sisters, Alice Kerkemeyer of Collinsville, Dodie Blum of San Antonio, Texas, and Sr. Annemarie Kampwerth, PHJC, of Whiting, Ind.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Kampwerth.

Mr. Kampwerth was a retired farmer, a true Cardinal fan and an avid sports fan, a local reporter for the Centralia Sentinel, a co-founder of St. Rose Little League and an Army Veteran. He enjoyed listening to KMOX.

He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and Men's Sodality, St. Rose Development Club, Breese American Legion Post 252, where he served as a past service officer, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869 and a volunteer at St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 20th, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church, with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating.

Interment will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday, Dec.

19th, from 4 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 20th, from 8 to 9 am. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. 

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