The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 13, 2014

Nicholas Kempen

The Commercial-News

---- — COVINGTON, Ind. — Nicholas Kempen, 27, of Covington passed away at his home on April 10, 2014.

He was born May 1, 1986, in Watseka, Ill., to Stephen and Jackie (Holycross) Kempen. They survive.

He will be deeply missed by his mother, Jackie Kempen; father, Stephen (Roberta) Kempen; brother, Christopher (Lee) Kempen; niece, Lauryn Kempen; and nephew, Cruze Kempen.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Nick enjoyed architectural design, computers, fishing, music, sports, especially basketball, and loved his family. He volunteered whenever he could at First Baptist Church in Covington.

A celebration of Nick’s life will be at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Sunset’s Covington Chapel with Pastor Andy Harkleroad officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck, Ill.

Memorials can be made in his name to the charity of the donor’s choice. Please join Nick’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of him through his tribute wall at

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