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David Franklin Kemper

Posted 2018-05-14 by Pat R
Wickenburg Sun (Wickenburg, Arizona)
Wednesday, January 24, 2018, p. A-5

David Franklin Kemper, AKA "Dave" passed away Jan. 13, 2018, enjoying his morning walk with his dog Sofie on his birthday at the age of 87. Dave was born in St. Paul, Minn. and was a lifelong Vikings fan. Dave and his wife Georgianna were married for damn near 60 years. They have spent the last 20 years enjoying the warm Wickenburg winters while spending their unforgettable summers at the family cabin in Danbury, Wisc. Dave is survived by his wife Georgianna, dog Sofie and their children Stephen, Dan and Greg and their grandchildren Callie and Collin.

Between his army service in Korea and his position as president of Yodelers Ski Club, Dave traveled the world creating memories and stories to share at happy hour wherever he went. Whenever Dave walked in the door, he was welcome by all. He will be sorely missed by those who were fortunate enough to get to know him.

A celebration of Dave's life is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday Jan 27 at the Elks lodge in Wickenburg, Ariz. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

Georgianna and the family would like to thank everyone for sharing their wonderful stories about Dave. We are humbled and grateful.

Skol Vikings!

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Arrangements were under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.

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