Mrs. Kempfer was a member of Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL, and served on the executive board. She belonged to the Union United Methodist Women, the Ruth Quilting Club, the Dorcas Circle, and worked for the food pantry at the church, where she was also a money counter for many years. She was a volunteer at Beacon of Belleville and was a Pink Lady at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. Doris was an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan.
She was preceded in death by her son, Michael W. Kempfer; a daughter-in-law, Dianna Kempfer; her parents, George W. and Nancy V., nee Strawbridge, Ketten; five brothers, Maurice, Victor (Duayne), and Donald Ketten, and Richard and Willard in infancy; and two sisters, Viola (Floyd) Carr, and Ruby Ketten.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy K. (Tom) Kelley;
a grandson, Sean Kelley;
a daughter-in-law, Linda Kempfer, and her son, Danny Hamilton;
a sister-in-law, Vrene Ketten;
and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2019, at Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2019, at Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Roger Knox officiating.
Burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL, at a later date.