Calvin Kempker ’68

Calvin (Cal) Kempker, age 77, passed away unexpectedly on April 7, 2022.

Cal was a man of many loves. He enjoyed gardening, biking, and a good walk downtown Holland. He was an avid reader and visited the library often. He was passionate about travel, especially by train internationally. He loved his dog; Piper and he will be greatly missed by his extended family.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Betty and Paul Van Loo; brother, Jerry Kempker; sister-in-law, Gail Kempker; brother-in-law, Wayne Dykhuis; niece, Brenda Hertz; and nephew, Scott Van Loo.

He is survived by sister, Susie Dykhuis; brother Dave Kempker; nieces and nephews, Randy Dykhuis, Karen (Bob) VanMeeteren; Mike Hertz, John (Kris) Kempker, Jim (Stacey) Kempker, Jackie (Kevin) Dannenberg, Jennifer Kempker, Julie Kempker, Joe Kempker, Doug Van Loo, Rick Van Loo, Dan (Melissa) Van Loo, Michelle (Kyle) Lampen, Heather (Matt) Scholten.

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