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Douglas W. Kemna

August 15, 1952 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 68)


Douglas William Kemna, 68, of Champaign passed away at home Monday morning September 28, 2020.

Doug was born August 15, 1952 in Danville, the son Bill and Norma Kemna. He was raised in Westville, IL along with his brother Dan and sister Dalena.  Doug attended St Mary’s Catholic Elementary School and Schlarman High School before graduating from the University of Illinois in 1974.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Nancy (Davis); three sons Donovan (Carissa) Kemna, James Kemna, and Nolan (Bani) Kemna; two grandchildren Theodore and Penelope Kemna.

Doug was a generous and dedicated son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, friend and neighbor.  He loved all things Illini, enjoyed gardening and doing home improvements, and also appreciated the sense of community with his neighbors.  He will be missed.  Those he leaves behind will always cherish the memories.

There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:00am on October 1 at Holy Cross Catholic Church (403 W. Clark), where masks and social distancing will be required.  The visitation will be private.  Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery in Champaign.

Please make a donation in Doug's name to Developmental Services Center, 1304 W. Bradley Ave. Champaign, IL 61821.

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Funeral Mass
October 1, 2020

10:00 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church (Champaign)

Interment following funeral service
October 1, 2020

Roselawn Cemetery
611 E Pennsylvania
Champaign, IL 61820


Developmental Services Center
1304 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign IL 61821

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