Dorothy L. Kemper, 101, of Bellaire, OH died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Forest Hill Nursing Home, St. Clairsville, OH. She was born June 2, 1917 in Benwood, WV a daughter of the late Lawrence and Marie Steinman Kelly.
Dorothy was homemaker and a Lutheran by faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Albert Kemper in 1997; a son, Joel E. Kemper in 2007; a daughter-in-law, Pamela Kemper in 2014; three brothers, Jack, Ray and Donald Kelly; a nephew, Dr. Charles Kelly.
Surviving are a son Eric (Marilyn) Kemper of Bellaire; three granddaughters, Kelli (Fred) Fillinger, Erin (Josh) Steffey, Erica (Pete) Keller; three great-granddaughters, Marisa Fillinger, Joeline Fillinger and Ella Keller. The family is very grateful to her cousin Pam Cook of St. Clairsville and nephew Raymond Kelly for spending afternoons with her at the nursing home.
Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 with funeral services on Saturday at 11 am with Pastor Gerald Blon officiating. Burial will follow in Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Clairsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bellaire Salvation Army by going to “TMCFunding.com”
Share your thoughts and memories of Dorothy with her family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com