Eloise A. Kemper, 87, of Westerville, died, April 19, 2020. She was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Point Pleasant, WV, the daughter of the late Russell “Gib” Holland and Nona A. (Deweese) Holland. In addition to her parents she was proceeded in death by her husband Richard L. Kemper. Also, she was preceded in death by brothers Glen Holland, Tom Holland, Chester Holland; infant sister, Carolyn Holland and a sister-in-law, Gertrude Holland; Brother-in-law Charles Kemper, sister-in-law Marjorie Snyder, and brother-in-law John Kemper.
Kemper was a member of the Women’s American Legion Auxiliary, Hilliard Post. She was a retired key punch operator and payroll processor from the Timken Co. in Columbus.
She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Eric and wife Mary Kay of Westerville, daughter Brenda Avoletta and husband Robert of Sterling, Virginia; a brother Russell Holland and sister-in-law, Janet Holland of Point Pleasant; sister-in-law Ramona Holland of Point Pleasant; Six grand-children Cecilia and Lauren Kemper of Westerville, and Matthew Avoletta, Florida, Julia Avoletta, Sydney Avoletta, and Nate Avoletta of Sterling Virginia; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express deep gratitude to Eloise’s friends at the Springwood apartment complex. She enjoyed her time with her grandchildren, playing cards and watching Ohio State football.
Services will be private and at a later date the family will have a memorial service. To view a video of the service click this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) America Legion Post 171, Westerville Ohio.