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JOHN F. KEMP, 22 GARDEN PRAIRIE - John F. Kemp, 22, of Garden Prairie, formerly of Poplar Grove, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 from injuries received in an automobile accident. John was born Jan. 24, 1990 in Rockford, the son of Jack T. and Debora D. (Deeter) Kemp. John graduated from Belvidere High School class of 2008 and attended Rock Valley College. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. John was the owner of Midwest Automotive and Diesel Machining, and also worked with his father at ITTCS, Inc. John had a smile that lit up the room and had more best friends than you could count. Building cars was John's passion. John also enjoyed golfing, hunting and being outdoors. John is loved and will be missed by his parents Jack and Debora Kemp of Poplar Grove; sister Kira (Ryne Bastyr) Kemp of Tempe, AZ; grandmothers Marilyn Kemp Hanson and Loretta Hagan both of Belvidere; uncles Stuart (Julie) Kemp, Dudley (Sue) Hagan, Dwight (Denese) Hagan all of Belvidere; cousins and many friends. Predeceased by his grandfathers John M. Kemp and Donal D. Deeter. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in First Presbyterian Church, 221 N. Main St., Belvidere. Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp, officiating. Visitation held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given in care of the family. Arrangements by Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere. To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.buckwheelerhyland.com
Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2012
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