August 18, 2017

Rosemarie Kempkes

roseRosemarie Kempkes age 76 of Lincoln passed away August 17, 2017.  She was born May 24, 1941 in Cozad, Nebraska to Harold and Mollie (Dinges) Schneider. 

 Survivors include her daughters, Shannon Kempkes, Kimberly Dolen and Denise Smith.  Sons and daughter-in-law, William E. Salisbury Jr.  Todd and Bille Jean Salisbury, and John and Denotta Salisbury.  Sister, Beverly Crapson.  Brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Karol Frye.  23 Grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren.  Special friend, Pat Rickey.  Many cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Butch Kempkes, her parents, son, Dennis Salisbury, sister, Delores Pipkin, son-in-law, John Dolen, step-father, Al Frye and brother-in-law, Jim Crapson.

 Private family inurnment at Wyuka Cemetery. 

Memorials to the family in care of Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510



  1. Shannon, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Losing a parent is one of the most heartbreaking of all losses. Keep all your memories close, we are always here for you.

    Duane and Vicki Johnson

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Blezs

  3. Shannon, much sympathy in the lost of your mother (and previous loss of your father). Losing our parents can be very difficult. Treasure all your memories as they will always be around in spirit watching over you and your family members. Prayers for you and your family members at this difficult time.


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