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Wanda L. Kemmerling

Wanda L. Kemmerling, 81, of Mt. Vernon died 4:30 p.m. May 10, 2006, at 
St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was a housewife. 

Mrs. Kemmerling was born April 27, 1925, in Mt. Vernon to Chesley and 
Clara (Stratton) Hawkins. She married Fay F. Kemmerling Dec. 31, 1942, 
in St. Louis; he preceded her in death April 1, 1988. 

Graveside services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Salem Mateer Cemetery 
in Wayne County. The Rev. Don Rector will officiate. Friends may call from 
5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Kemmerling is survived by a daughter, Nancy Parker and husband Richard 
of Joliet; three sons, Fay Eugene Kemmerling and wife Brigitte of Mt. Vernon, 
Harold Kemmerling and wife Theresa of Bluford and Larry Kemmerling and wife 
Sandra of Mt. Vernon; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several 
nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Wilbur Hawkins; 
and a sister, Edna Douthit. 

Mrs. Kemmerling was past president and past regional president of the Veterans of 
Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 1376. She was also past president of the American Legion 
Auxiliary Post 141. She was a member of the AMVETS Auxiliary, the Mt. Vernon Eagles 
Lodge and the Mt. Vernon Gun and Sportsman Club. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may 
call 242-3348 or visit the Web site at for further 

Date: 12 May 2006
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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