76 year old former Albion resident, Edwin G. Kemplen passed away early Sunday morning, May 3, 2020 at the Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.
Edwin was born May 15, 1943 in Albany, Kentucky. He was the son of Ernest C. and Lena Katherine (Purdue) Kemplin. He married Mable Vincent on July 6, 1964 in Pickett County, Tennessee and she preceded him in death on April 22, 2018. Edwin worked many years as a welder for the casket maker Carlos in Carlos, Indiana.
Edwin is survived by three sons, Melvin (Sandy) Kemplen, Elmer (Betty) Kemplen both of Fairfield, and Joe (Cheryl) Kemplen of Albion; Four brothers, Walter (Lucy) Kemplen, Jimmie Kemplen, and Jesse P. Kemplen all of Lynn, Indiana and Wendel (Kathy) Kemplen of Portland, Indiana; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews. Preceding Edwin in death were his parents, wife, Mable, one sister and three brothers.
Cremation will be afforded with graveside services and burial to be held at a later date at Vincent Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.nalesfuneralhome.com. Nale’s Funeral Home of Fairfield is in charge of the arrangements.
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