Paula (Soener) Kemmerer (1923 - 2017)

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TEMPE, Ariz. – Paula S. Kemmerer, age 94, beloved mother, passed away on August 3, 2017 in Tempe, Ariz. after an incredibly wonderful, long life.
She was born to Effie and Paul Soener on April 7, 1923 in Independence, Iowa. On June, 14, 1943, Paula married John Kemmerer; together they raised three precious daughters: Nancy, Sally, and Karen. Paula leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and integrity intertwined with a good sense of humor and lots of fun.
Paula is survived by her daughters: Nancy Keating, Sally Butler (Larry), and Karen Ellis; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two siblings: Audrey Soener Conklin and Jack Soener (Betty); and countless nephews and nieces.
Paula was preceded in death by her husband John Kemmerer; grandson Michael Armstrong; and her parents.
Services will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Paradise Valley, Ariz.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 10 to Aug. 16, 2017