Loretta Ilene Kempker, 84, died Oct. 9, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo.
Kempker was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kan. She enjoyed volunteering at Providence Medical Center and going to the Argosy Casino.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil Kempker; daughter, Katherine Kempker; and son, Ronnie Gail.
Loretta is survived by her son, Rick Kempker (Janine), Kansas City, Kan.; daughter, Linda Dowding (Al), St. Joseph, Mo.; and closest cousin, David Kempker (Donna), Clinton, Mo.; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home, 6300 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway, Suite 300, Kansas City, Mo. 64114.
Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.marybutlermeyers.com.
Arrangements: Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home, 913-334-6300.