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Cheryl L. Kempf, 56, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Adams County on October 25, 1956, to Ronald R. and Phyllis M. (Moser) Black.
On August 1, 2000, she married Mark A. Kempf.
Cheryl was a babysitter for 14 years, an archivist for DRG House of White Birchs, and for the Decatur Daily Democrat. She was involved in many volunteer positions: candy striper at Adams Memorial, Brownie leader, was an area representative for foreign exchange students, and was a member of the D.A.R.
Among survivors are her husband, Mark Kempf of Decatur; mother, Phyllis M. Black of Decatur; two sons, Christopher P. (Cheryl) Black of Decatur and Justin A. (Sumia) Barr of Lund, Sweden; a stepson, Jeremy T. (Ellie) Selders of Waterville, Ohio; one daughter, Rachael M. (Moise) Barr of Lawrenceville, GA.; one stepdaughter, Margaret "Micki" Matters of Hermatige, PA.; one brother, Ronald Richard (Myke) Black II of Monroe; three sisters, Terri S. (Billy) Ousley of Morton, Ill., Tonya J. (Thomas) Beaver of Decatur, and Sara J. (Bill) Busch of Fort Wayne; and 14 grandchildren, Hailey, Paige, Isak, Isabella, Kadin, Cameron, Hunter, Dylan, Brooke, Kaylee, Ashley, WAlly Jr., Seth, and soon to born baby boy.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 2-8 p.m. at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, September 12 at 10 a.m. also at the funeral home. Pastor Gary Johnson will be officiating.
Burial will be held at the Decatur Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.