Alice L. Kampeter, age 89, of Farber, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Friday, November 28, 2014 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri.
Visitation was held on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia with a Rosary to be held at 5 p.m.
Services were held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vandalia.
Officiating was Father Paul Hartley. Music was provided by the Sacred Heart Choir.
Interment took place in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vandalia.
Pallbearers were Jeff Garrett, Travis Kampeter, Benny Burnett, Terry Dungan, Chris Terry, and Steve terry.
Alice L. Kampeter was born on April 13, 1925 in Osceola, Missouri the daughter of Floyd William and Beulah Madeline (Prock) Terry.
She married Vinston E. Kampeter in Laddonia, Missouri on October 21, 1944.
She was a life-long Farber area resident and graduated in 1943 from Farber High School. Alice was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
After high school, she worked for several years at the Ely Walker Garment Factory in the office.
She was then employed as a cook at the Farber School and worked there for over 25 years prior to her retirement.
Alice was active in her community serving as the treasurer for the Farber Cemetery Association for many years. She also was active in the Alter and Rosary Society and had been president of the Farber PTA.
Alice enjoyed cooking, playing cards, taking the grandchildren on trips, going to the different shows in Branson. She was a very caring person, as she helped raise four of her siblings.
Survivors include her husband Vinston, of Farber; one son Ed and wife Penny Kampeter, of Curryville; two daughters Charlene and husband Barry Garrett, of Columbia, Nancy E. Burnett, of Vandalia; one sister Fern Price, of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Tricia Kampeter, of Vandalia, Travis and wife Mindy Kampeter, of Eldon, Jessica Kampeter, of Center, Jeff and wife Susan Garret, of O’Fallon, Lindsey and husband Travis Bedford, of Lake St. Louis, Allison and husband Danny Vaughan, of Wardsville, Benny and wife Sarah Burnett, of Vandalia; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two stillborn sons Eadry Lee and John Herman Kampeter; three brothers Charles, Floyd, and Jack Terry; four sisters Imogene Dungan, Maxine Stewart, Thelma Stewart, and Dorothy Barr; one son-in-law Rodney Burnett; and one grandson Dan Garrett.
Memorials are encouraged to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vandalia.