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Michele Kempfer

Michele Kempfer


Michele Lynnette (Dobyns) Kempfer, 53, of Steeleville, IL; born on December 2, 1966 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.

Michele had a heart of gold and was an angel on Earth loved by all that had the pleasure to meet her. She was of Baptist faith. She loved her animals, making craft decorations and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her Father – Vernon “Pete” Dobyns. Brother – Keith Dobyns.

She is survived by her loving Husband – Todd Kempfer of Steeleville, IL to whom she married on November 4, 1995 in Steeleville, IL. Mother – Margaret (Mines) Dobyns of Steeleville, IL. . Two Brothers – Darren (fiancé – Michelle) Dobyns of Steeleville, IL and Lonnie Dobyns of Steeleville, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Margaret Bumann says:

    Todd, so sorry to hear about your wife. You have my deepest sympathy.

    • jennifer Miller says:

      So sorry for your loss Todd. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time

  2. Trude Brown Mccubbin says:

    My condolences for the family and for Todd her husband

  3. Kris Reid says:

    So sorry, Todd. Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Perry Brooks says:

    Prayers for the Dobyns and Kempfer Family, you all have my deepest sympathy

    • Pam Weinhoffer says:

      Margie, Todd and family, the world has lost an angel. Shelly’s kindness and memory will live on in all who knew and loved her.
      Prayers for peace, healing comfort and guidance through this journey.

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