KENNETH TEMPEL, Obituary
April 23, 2002
CHESTER Kenneth Raymond "Kenny" Tempel, 76, died Sunday, April 21, 2002, at a Chester hospital of natural causes.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Chester United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Chester Cemetery.
Kenneth was born Sept. 22, 1925, to Gus and Louise (Heyen) Tempel on the family homestead in the Alma community 20 miles northwest of Joplin. Kenny grew up on the family farm and received his formal education at the Tingdahl School near there. Following his school years, he pursued his career as a Montana farmer.
Kenneth met his wife-to-be, Lillian Marie A...