Ivy Lee Elizabeth Kempker, 45, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Jefferson City.
She was born June 29, 1975, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Deborah J. Kempker.
Ivy attended Eugene High School and worked for Quaker Windows, Jiffy Lube, Playmore Trailers, was an aid for a local nursing home, and helped her step-father, Bob, in construction.
She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Folk, enjoyed all crafts especially drawing and painting, spending time outdoors with animals, and gardening.
Survivors include her mother, Deborah Thompson, Jefferson City; three children, Shyanne Kempker-Miller, Linn; Aidan McMullin and Brady McMullin, both of Bland; step-sister, Holly Thompson and her daughter Ceaira Thompson, Jefferson City; grandmother, Rose Kempker, Folk; and other extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Robert “Bob” Thompson; two infant grandchildren, Alex Paul and Taylor Lee Patten; and her grandfather, Virgil Kempker.
Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2021, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Folk with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12 p.m. with the Rev. Colin Franklin officiating.
Burial will be in St Anthony Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Deborah Thompson to help with expenses.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Westphalia is in charge of the arrangements.
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