Gerald Glen Kemmet

Gerald Glen Kemmet, 83, Jamestown, ND died Wednesday evening May 7, 2014 at Eventide in Jamestown, ND.
Gerald was born August 31, 1930 at Steele, ND the son of John Kemmet and Martha (Weigand) Kemmet. He received his elementary education in the local school graduating from the Steele High School in 1949. He then attended Bismarck Junior College in Bismarck. He entered the United States Marine Corps January 9, 1952 at Minneapolis, MN. He served in the Korean Conflict and was discharged January 6, 1954 at San Francisco, CA with the rank of Corporal.
He and Martha Hruby were married July 2, 1956 in Wilton, ND. They made their home in Jamestown where he worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone as a Cable Splicer for 32 years. Following their retirement they continued to reside in Jamestown. Martha passed away January 14, 2014.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Jamestown, ND. He was a member of the Eagles #2337, serving as President and Past President. He enjoyed bowling, hunting and fishing, and best of all playing cards.
Surviving are his 4 children, Sandra (James) Anderson, Kirkland, WA; Brian (Candi) Kemmet, Spicer, MN; Craig (Melody) Kemmet, Jamestown, ND; Kevin Kemmet, Mandan, ND; 6 grandchildren, Danielle, McKenzie, Sara, Samantha, Destinee, Remington, and Cody; 2 sisters, Darlene Boukather, Lincoln, NE; Loretta Cassono, Beaver, OR.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 sisters Lilay, Delores and Phyllis, and 1 brother, Gordon.
Funeral service – 10:30 AM Monday, May 19, 2014 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Jamestown, ND with Rev. Kristie Weber, pastor, officiating
Interment- For both Gerald & Martha will be made in the Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, ND following the service
Visitation – 1-7 Sunday, May 18 at Haut Funeral Home in Jamestown
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