Patricia Helen Kemps, 77, of Wausau, passed away November 28, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Patricia was born to Wilbert and Helen (Hrobsky) Hargraves. Patricia married Jack Kemps on May 18, 1974 and together they had two children. She worked as a nurse’s aid for Colonial Manor. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and was a part of the Ladies Missionary Society and Jubilant Seniors Club. She loved to bake pies and bread for her family and friends. She crocheted angels and afghans in her spare time. She enjoyed tending her garden- growing corn, peas and cabbage and different flowers. She loved her dogs Shannon, Monty and Cricket. Patricia will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her husband Jack Kemps; children Steven (Kathleen) Kemps and Shawna Kemps; sister Josephine Hargraves; brother Randy (Joanne) Hargraves. She is preceded in death by her step mother, Dorothy Hargraves, sisters Darlene (Jim) Prelipp and Charlene (Denny) Ross; brothers, Ronald (Mary Ann) Denzin, and Douglass (Charlene) Denzin; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
A funeral will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:30 am at Restlawn Memorial Park’s Mausoleum Chapel, 4710 N Troy Street, Wausau. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until the time of service. Entombment will follow.
Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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