A. “Marie” Kampwerth, nee Richter, 98, of Breese died Friday,
October 14, 2005 at Caring First. Inc. in Breese.
was born April 7, 1907 in Breese to Henry B. and Theresa (Maue)
Richter; they preceded her in death.
married Alphonse B. Kampwerth on September 19, 1933 in St. Augustine
Catholic Church in Breese; he preceded her in death on January 16,
preceded in death by brothers, Anthony “Tony” Richter, Edward
“Bandy” Richter, a sister, Kate Eilers, and a daughter-in-law,
Luella “Lou” Kampwerth.
Surviving are daughters Marge Scott of Breese, Alana (Jim) White of
Knoxville, TN, Marilyn (Paul) Peters of Carlyle, and Bernice “Mech”
(Jerry) Toennies of Damiansville.
Ray (Etta) Kampwerth of Beckemeyer, Jerome (Ruthie) Kampwerth of
Beckemeyer, Art Kampwerth of Breese, and Dennis “Fuzzy”
(Betsy) Kampwerth of Beckemeyer.
Grandchildren and 21 Great-Grandchildren
Sisters Sr. Anna Marie Richter OLVM of Huntington, IN and Dorothy
Richter of Breese.
was a homemaker, and she enjoyed quilting and volunteering her time
to the St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary in Breese.
was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Altar Sodality,
Daughters of Isabella Precious Blood Circle 778.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, October 17, 2005 at
10 AM at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick
Peter officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St.
Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 16, 2005 from 4 to 9 PM and again
on Monday, October 17, 2005 from 8 to 9:45 AM at the Moss Funeral
Home in Breese.
Memorials may be made to St. Dominic Church, St. Anthony Church, St.
Joseph Auxiliary Lights for Scholarship Program, or to Clinton
County Relay for Life and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Daughters of Isabella will pray the rosary at 7 PM Sunday Evening at
the funeral home.