Orville “Bud” H. Kemink
“Bud” H. Kemink, 78, of Waupun, went home to his Lord and Savior on Wednesday,
September 30, 2015.
born February 7, 1937 in Brandon, the son of the late Otto and Cornelia Buteyn
Kemink. On June 19, 1958 he married
Betty Westerveld. He was a charter member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church
in Waupun. Instilling the Christian faith into his children and family was a
priority. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren
and extended family. Bud and Betty spent
their first few years farming before Orville started buying and selling cattle
which became his passion and enjoyment in life. He was a member of the Holstein
Association for over 50 years. Bud and Betty enjoyed many trips together.
survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty; five children: Kathleen Hoekstra
(fiancé, Scott Stobb) of Waupun, Bradley (Melinda) Kemink of Friesland, Bryan
(Amy) Kemink of Waupun, Linda (Chris) Van Buren of Frankfort, IL, and Janell
(Jim) Allen of Westmont, IL; 23 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and
sisters: Carol (Harold) Greenfield and Ellen Kemink.
preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Harland and Lorraine Kemink.
services for Orville Kemink will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10 a.m.
at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. Jeff Brower
officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends and relatives may
call on the family on Friday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from
4-7:30 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of
would like to express their deep appreciation for everyone’s prayers and
support during this difficult time.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send