Jeanne Ann Kempen

Jeanne Ann Kempen

Female 1951 - 2020  (68 years)

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  • Name Jeanne Ann Kempen 
    Born 31 Oct 1951 
    Gender Female 
    1848 Ship Descendant of an Immigrant on America 
    1848 Ship Descendant of an Immigrant on Libra 
    Died 06 Feb 2020 
    • Combined Locks - Jeanne Ann Dixon, age 68, of Combined Locks, returned to the arms of Jesus, on February 6, 2020. On October 31, 1951, she was the first child of Marvin and Lucille (Kemps) Kempen. Raised in Askeaton, Wisconsin she became a Sister of the Bay Settlement Order. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from St. Norbert College. She taught in the Green Bay Diocese for 17 years. After leaving the convent, she obtained her Master's Degree in Guidance and Counseling from UW Stout. She then worked for LSS and was self employed in Marinette. Ten years ago, she moved to Appleton and most recently was employed by IRIS House, and NAMI of the Fox Valley.

      She was an advocate for those living with mental illness, as well as serving in several leadership roles in parishes she belonged to. She was also an Associate Member of A New Genesis, an association of the faithful, in the Green Bay Diocese.

      She will be sadly missed by mother Lucille Kempen, her siblings: Tom (Mary) Kempen, Bill (Jackie) Kempen, Mary (Jerry) Gospodarek, Donna (David) Evers, Karla (Joe) Stark, Pete (Brenda) Kempen. She is further survived by 16 nieces and nephews, 18 great nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

      She was preceded in death by her father.

      There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 2331 East Lourdes Avenue in Appleton with Fr. Joe Dorner officiating. There will be a visitation at the church, prior to the funeral from 9:00am to 11:00am. Wichmann Funeral Homes is serving the family. For more information and to express condolences, please visit

      In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund will be established with donations being forwarded by the family to NAMI of Fox Valley.
    Person ID I51439  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2020 

    Father Ancestors Marvin Peter Kempen,   b. 11 Aug 1925, Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 2003, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Living 
    Family ID F18433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F18434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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