Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KAMPWERTH, Mary A "Marie" (RICHTER) 98  Breese IL  CarlyleUB  19 Oct 2005  fch 

Mary Kampwerth, 98

Mary A. "Marie" Kampwerth, 98, of Breese died on Friday, Oct. 14th, 2005, at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese.

Born on April 7th, 1907, in Breese, she was the daugther of Henry B. and Theresa Maue Richter, and they preceded her in death.

She married Alphonse B. Kampwerth on Sept. 19th, 1933, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 16th, 1981.

Survivors include four daughters, Marge Scott of Breese, Alana White of Knoxville, Tenn., Marilyn Peters of Carlyle, and Bernice "Mech" Toennies of Damiansville; four sons, Ray Kampwerth, Jerome Kampwerth and Dennis "Fuzzy" Kampwerth, all of Beckemeyer, and Art Kampwerth of Breese; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sister Anna Marie Richter of Huntington, Ind., and Dorothy Richter of Breese.

Kampwerth also was preceded in death by two brothers, Anthony "Tony" Richter and Edward "Bandy" Richter; and one sister, Kate Eilers.

A homemaker, she enjoyed quilting and volunteering hear time at the St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary in Breese. She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Altar Sodality and Daughter's of Isabella Precious Blood Circle 778.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 17th, ate 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with the Rev. Father Patrick Peter officiating. Burial followed in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese.

Visitation was at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Daughters of Isabella prayed the rosary on Sunday evening at the funeral home. 

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