Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Kaemper, nee Smith, 70, of Belleville, Ill., born Jan. 24, 1943, in East Saint Louis, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Elizabeth was a retired elementary school teacher for the Freeburg Grade School. She was a member of First Baptist Church in O'Fallon Ill., and the Illinois Teacher Association .
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman Chester and Opal A., nee Eudy, Smith; and sister, Ruth Stoldt.
Surviving are her husband, Gary Warren Kaemper; daughter, Lori Lane (Gary) Landoll of O Fallon, Ill.; son, Lee Wayne (Laura) Kaemper of Sedalia, Mo.; brother, James H. Smith of Lawrenceville, Ill.; sisters, Dolly Heath of Dupo, Ill., Cathy (Jim) Carter of Lebanon, Ill., Marsha (Richard) Lardie of Dupo, Ill., and Robin (Randy) Breckenridge of Dupo, Ill.; grandchildren, Aleksey Kaemper, Michael Landoll, Christopher Landoll, Emily Landoll and Rachel Landoll; sister-in-law, Carol (Pat) Patterson; brother-in-law, Carl Stoldt; dear nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made payable to the First Baptist Church, O'Fallon, Ill. Donations collected will be split between the building funds for the First Baptist Church in O'Fallon and the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of East St. Louis, Ill. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at First Baptist Church in O'Fallon, Ill.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at First Baptist Church in O'Fallon, Ill., with the Rev. Skip Leininger, the Rev. Gerry Claybrook and the Rev. Doug Munton officiating. A private family interment will be held.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 23, 2013