Commonwealth Journal


October 8, 2013

Obituaries for Tuesday, October 8, 2013


Other than his parents and wife, Roy was preceded in death by his brothers, Henry (and Mildred) Girdler and Ed (and Marie) Girdler; and his sisters, Lena (and Lawrence) McPheron, Nora (and Bill) Neikirk and Oma (and Henry) Pence.
Roy was a life-long and faithful member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where he served as a Church Treasurer for many years.
Roy was a NAPA Auto Parts sales clerk, where he was known by many as an avid baseball fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers-now the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a huge supporter of Nascar legend Dale Earnhardt.
The family of Roy Girdler will receive friends and family for visitation on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. 
The funeral will be on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. all being held at Pulaski Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be handling all arrangements for Mr. Roy Girdler.
Dorothy Kemper
Dorothy Kemper, 96, of Somerset, Ky. and formerly of St. Louis, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at her home. 
She was born on April 28, 1917 in St. Louis, Mo. to the late Zivko and Vidosava Bolanovich Adzick. Dorothy was a member of the John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Bridgeton, Mo. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross and Missouri Veterans Home, an election judge official, member of the local garden club, Rainbow Widows Group and the Goldtimers at her church. She enjoyed her activities with her friends at Helping Hands, The Neighborhood and the Alzheimers Center of Somerset. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Merle E. Kemper Jr., whom she married on Sept. 14, 1941 in St. Louis. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Pamela Jane Kemper. Also deceased are three brothers, Michael, Nick and John, and two sisters, Betty and Mileva. 

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