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Gust Kempf

March 16, 1929 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 90)


Kempf, Gust Jr., age 90, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2019.

Gust was an avid sportsman, hunter, and golfer.  He not only was a professional boxer but was the founder of Kempf Paper Corporation.   

He is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Marc Alan Kempf, David Kempf; grandsons, Jason Kempf, Alan Jeffrey Kempf; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters.

He is survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Mike (Cheryl) Kempf, Jeff (Susan) Kempf; grandchildren, Jessica, Tania, Tristin, Justin, Kelsey, Katy; great grandchildren, Alec, Collin, Jacob, Natalie; step children, Jeff, Jennifer, and Audra Johnson; many nieces, nephews, family members, friends, and employees.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 4th, 2018 at Elim Lutheran Church, 20971 Olinda Trail N, Scandia, MN. Visitation will be from 6-8 on Monday, June 3rd, 2019, at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive.  Interment at Elim Lutheran Cemetery.

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June 3, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mattson Funeral Home
343 N. Shore Drive
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Funeral Service
June 4, 2019

1:00 PM
Elim Lutheran Church
20971 Olinda Trail North
Scandia, MN 55073

June 4, 2019

3:00 PM
Elim Lutheran Cemetery
20971 Olinda Trail North
Scandia, MN 55073

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