Ernest R. Hempe


Ernest R. Hempe, 90, of Swansea, IL, born Saturday, August 28, 1920, in Belleville, IL died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at his residence.

Mr. Hempe retired as a Electronics Manufacturer Representative. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Fred and Prudence, nee Bennett, Hempe
  • Sister: Bernice Knaggs

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Pauline "Pat", nee Toon, Hempe
  • Cousins
    • Howard Bennett of Belleville, IL
    • Delores Thal of Phoenix, AZ
    • Many Nieces and Nephews

By his request, cremation was held.

Visitation: None

Funeral: Private interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

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