1919 - 2007
Elizabeth Lydia Hempel, 88, of Watertown, passed away Monday afternoon,
The former Elizabeth
Lydia Kleemann was born on
Elizabeth attended St. Mark's Lutheran Grade School in Watertown and was a 1937 graduate of Watertown High School. She was then employed at the Watertown Telephone Co. until her marriage. Elizabeth was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown where she had been a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include three children, Dawn (Charles) Fiedler of Richardson, Texas, Philip (Cheryl) Hempel of St. Clair, Mich., and Mary Sue (Tom) Nouy of Tempe, Ariz.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth was the last member of her immediate family. She was further preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lillian Kleemann and Hildegard Reuschel; and a brother, Chester Kleemann.
A graveside service will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown, with the Rev. Brett Brauer of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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