John M. Kemkes
January 29, 1931 - February 20, 2016
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Holy Spirit Parish - Kimberly
600 E. Kimberly Ave
Kimberly, WI 54136
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Holy Spirit Parish, Kimberly
Kimberly, WI
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John M. “Pa, Pinkey, Peanut” Kemkes, 85, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at home with his family and friends by his side. John was born on January 29, 1931 to Frank and Matilda Kemkes. John was united in marriage to Shirley Ulrich on April 12, 1999. John is survived by his wife Shirley,…

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Ben Kemkes left a message on February 25, 2016:
The Kemkes family would like to thank every body for their condolences, wishes, and memories. We would also like to thank every body for attending the services and helping celebrate Pinky's life.
Jay Streck left a message on February 24, 2016:
Sorry for your loss Kemkes family, may you find comfort in the wonderful memories! I feel blessed to have known Pinky. He knew the answers to my questions about my 1957 Chevy. I will always remember how proud I felt when he would ask me to drive one of his cars to a show. Also, when Pinky & Jim surprised us on our wedding day to chauffeur us in Theresa's 1929 Chevrolet !
Jim & Pat VanOss left a message on February 24, 2016:
Thinking of all of the Kemkes with the loss of Pinkey. You are so fortunate to have had such a great Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, and great all around man in your lives. He gave you a bunch of memories to cherish. Our sympathy.
Dan Ley left a message on February 24, 2016:
So sorry to hear about your loss.Your old neighbors Dan & Vonni
Mary Paul left a message on February 23, 2016:
I'm sorry for your loss, my condolences to the family of my co-worker to Sue Havinga. Thanks to John for his time serving our country - it is appreciated.
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Joe and Sharon Keyzers left a message on February 22, 2016:
Johnny Mike and Debbie. Very sorry to hear about Your Dad. He was not only relation to me but I remember him more from my days at Locks Mill with him. He was well regarded at the mill. Lot of people will miss him. Take care.
Zahn Jadini-Angel's restaurant left a message on February 22, 2016:
My deepest condolences to Shirly and all of the family of my friend John.
Don kasten left a message on February 22, 2016:
Sorry to here about peanuts still remember his sword dance
Pat and Donna McAvinue left a message on February 22, 2016:
We're so sorry Kirk and Julie, He was a very kind man
Grant Vaughan left a message on February 22, 2016:
Jim and Family I am truly sorry to hear of your recent loss of your dad. I extend my sincere sympathy to all of you at what I know is a very sad and mournful time. I know first hand how profound a loss it is when you realize that he will no longer be there for all the events in your life. I can tell you though that the very best way to mark his passing is by filling your mind with all of the wonderful memories you have of happier times. Your dad lived a long and rewarding life and accomplished so much in his lifetime. He will long be remembered as the hardworking, intelligent and loving man that he was. My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you. May you find comfort in the outpouring of sympathy from all of us who share your loss. In Deepest Sympathy
Sister Paulette Hupfauf left a message on February 22, 2016:
John was a good, thoughtful man. We grew up together in Darboy. I was principal at Holy Angels when his children were attending there. Sorry I am not able to be there in person. Sympathy to family. His reward in heaven is great!
Mary Lou (Becker) Stubbe left a message on February 22, 2016:
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Tanya Day left a message on February 22, 2016:
So sorry for your families loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your entire family
Cheryl Thomas left a message on February 22, 2016:
Im so sorry to hear of this!
Larry Schmitz left a message on February 21, 2016:
John, Debbie and family-- Our heartfelt condolences on your loss. John, I only got to actually meet your Dad once (when you got him to let me put my political sign on his lawn). But will not forget that big smile of his. Sounds like he had a good full life--and that is all we can ask for. God bless and console you all, Larry (and Nancy) Schmitz
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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