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Columbia Missourian

Betty Kemper, 81, was a lifelong area resident

By Zach Strader
April 7, 2013 | 6:23 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Betty G. Kemper died Thursday, April 4, 2013. She was 81.

She was born in Columbia on July 16, 1931, and was a lifelong area resident.

She is survived by four children, Gayle Baker of Columbia, John Page and his wife, Carol, of Columbia, Malvin Page and his wife, Brenda, of Columbia, and Kerry Page and his wife, Debbie, of Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Kemper, who died Feb. 10, 2013, and two brothers.

A gathering of Mrs. Kemper's family and friends will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services will immediately follow the visitation at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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