Barbara Joanne (Blunk) Kemp, 83, of Vincennes

Barbara Joanne (Blunk) Kemp, 83, Vincennes, passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at her residence. Barbara was born November 9, 1932, in Knox County, the daughter of Robert and Olive (Gregory) Blunk. She married Raymond Kemp on June 14, 1950, and he precedes her in death. Barbara retired from Sodexo food service at Vincennes University. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. Ann’s Altar Society, and an avid reader.
Barbara is survived by her children, Therese Denny of Vincennes, Gregory Kemp of Rising Sun, IN, Robert (Kari) Kemp of Washington, Christopher Kemp of Vincennes, and Elizabeth Kemp of Evansville; grandchildren, Christian Denny, Golden Kemp, Drew Waldroup, Nick Waldroup, Justin Kemp, and Joe Kemp; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond on July 31, 2011; and an infant son, Eric Kemp.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held after visitation at 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Rev. Dave Fleck officiating. She will be laid to rest at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vincennes Public Library. Online condolences may be made at