Clara Mae Kemp, 95, Nappanee, died at 7:00 a.m., Friday, April 26, 2019, at her daughter’s residence. She was born March 20, 1924, in Nappanee to Daniel A. and Fannie J. (Miller) Miller. On Feb. 9, 1943, she married Daniel E. Kemp. He preceded her in death May 2, 2000. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by her children, Arlene (Walter) Schwartz, Etna Green, Marvin (Loretta) Kemp, Nappanee, Harvey (Barbara) Kemp, Goshen, Eva Burkholder, Nappanee, Wilma Mast, Millersburg, Ray (Judy) Kemp, Mel (Gayle) Kemp, and Marilyn (Richard) Kemp, all of Nappanee; 48 grandchildren; 169 great-grandchildren; 51 great great-grandchildren; brother, Marvin D. (Fannie Mae) Miller; sister, Wilma (Henry) Yoder; and brother-in-law, Marvin E. Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Eldon Kemp; grandsons, Ivan and Travis Miller; great-granddaughter, Karen Sue Schwartz; great-grandson, Daniel Joseph Schwartz; great great-grandson, Austin Jon Schwartz; grandson-in-law, Lloyd McCoige; son-in-laws, Walter Burkholder Jr. and Tim Mast; sisters, Lizzie Mast and Edna Miller.
Family and friends may call after 2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, and all day Sunday, April 28, at Homer Slabaugh residence (8563 W. 1100 N., Nappanee). Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 29, also at Homer Slabaugh residence. Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate. Burial will be in Graber Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.