Vernon KampeNovember 28, 1931 ~ May 20, 2017 (age 85)
Vernon Kampe, 85 of Beecher, IL passed away Saturday May 20, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. Vernon was born on November 28, 1931 in Harvey, IL the son of George and Hilda Kampe. His is survived by his loving wife Peggy Kampe nee Porch. Vernon is also survived by his children Glen (Joan) Kampe of Kankakee, IL, Craig (Jodi) Kampe of Momence, IL, Cheryl (Mark) Whittemore of St, Anne, IL and Alan (Andrea) Kampe of Lowell, IN. Nine grandchildren Ann, Bruce, Brandy, Valerie, Amie, Matthew, Michael, Alexis and Anna as well as seven great grandchildren Cody, Chase, Tyler, Rachel, Harper, Piper and Beau also survive. Two sisters Lucille Hostert and Cari Fedorenko and a sister in law Margie Stege survive as well. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Delmar Kampe and an infant granddaughter Krystal. Vernon was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher, was a member of the Lutheran Leymens League and enjoyed antique tractors. He worked at Bernard Welding for 36 years and farmed as well. He treasured spending time with his family. Visitation will may held Tuesday May 23, 2017 from 3-7 p.m. at Hack Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Ron Rock will officiate. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery in Beecher. Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church.