1950 ~ BRIAN KEMP ~ 2018

Posted: December 21st, 2018

Brian John Kemp, beloved husband of Darlene Kemp of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at the age of 68 years. Brian also leaves to cherish his memory three sons, Robert Kemp, Ronald (Lorrisa) Kemp and Michael (Courtney) Kemp; one daughter, Nicole Petersen (Kendell Cornell); eight grandchildren, Skylar Pizzey, Dexter Pizzey, Dakota Pizzey, Deidra Kemp, Shayanne Petersen, Taylor Petersen, Lauren Kemp and Ashley Kemp; five brothers, Wayne (Marge) Kemp, Donald Kemp, Doug Kemp, Gary Kemp and Gerald Kemp; two sisters, Darlene Kemp and Bonnie (Neil) Hagley; two brothers-in-law, Keith (Cindy) Traxel and Norman (Jerolyn) Traxel; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Brian was predeceased by his parents, Lester and Sarah Kemp; his father and mother-in-law, Adam and Adelia Traxel; one brother-in-law, Gordon Traxel; and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Lipsac and Gail Kemp. Brian was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on January 6th, 1950. He attended various schools in Saskatchewan. Brian married Joan Sheard in 1967 and together they had 3 boys, Robert, Ronald and Michael. He moved to Medicine Hat in 1972 where he worked at various construction companies and CFB Suffield as a contractor. In 1979, Brian married Darlene Traxel, enhancing the family with a daughter, Nicole. After 24 years at CFB Suffield, Brian retired in 2011 where he had more time to travel with Darlene and enjoy his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed carpentry, restoring old vehicles and was known by those who knew and loved him as a practical joker. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, from 2:00 until to 2:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Brian’s memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T1A 7L5 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 220, 6223 – 2nd Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1J5. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Brian Kemp. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

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