Celebrating the life of Carol Ann "Annie" Kemp
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A private family funeral service will be held at Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded. A celebration of life event for friends and family will be scheduled for late spring pending COVID restrictions. Memorials may be directed to the Prophetstown Historical Society.
Carol was born June 12, 1935, to Eli and Laura (Williar) Upton. She was raised and educated in Prophetstown, IL. She worked at Scott’s Grocery during and after High School. She married Lynn Kemp in 1956 and they raised their family in Prophetstown, IL. Carol was a lifelong and very active member of the First Congregational Church of Prophetstown, serving on numerous committees over the years. She loved living in and being an active member of the Prophetstown community and enjoyed the Historical Society.
She is survived by her husband Lynn, daughters Julie (Larry) Noord, Jennifer (Dean) Kreismer, three grandchildren, David (Amanda) Noord, Samantha Tarpley, and Ethan Tarpley, two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Henry Noord, and her sister, Esther Wagenecht.
Carol was preceded in death by her sisters Kathryn Garrison, Barbara Thicksten, and her parents, Eli and Laura Upton.
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