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Lois E. Kemp Shinkle

January 17, 1922 May 15, 2010
Lois E. Kemp Shinkle
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Lois E. Kemp Shinkle, age 88, of Sun City Center, FL and formerly of New Paris, OH, passed away after a short illness on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the Greenbriar Nursing Center, Eaton, OH. She was born January 17, 1922 in West Manchester, OH to the late Earl and Nina (Boyer) Kemp. Lois graduated from Monroe High School, West Manchester, OH and earned a Bachelor Degree from The Ohio State University. She was a well-know educator as both teacher and principal in the Jefferson Twp. School, New Paris, OH from 1943 to 1956 followed by teaching for 10 years in the Columbus, OH school system. She married Walker C. Shinkle in 1966, they then spent several years residing in Sterling, IL, later retiring and spending several months each year in Sun City Center, FL where she was active in the Audubon Society and the Sun City Center Community Church. Lois also enjoyed traveling extensively. She was preceded in death by her husband Walker who passed away April 1, 1987. She is survived by her many close friends and relatives including cousins Keith and Betsy Kemp, Jackie and Mark Kemp Markus, Chad and Stephanie Kemp, Richard Kemp, Era Kemp, James Kemp, Donna Kaye Kemp, Greg and Lana Kemp, Don and Jackie Kemp, Dean Kemp, Beth and David Saalmann, Brian and Kelly Kemp and Larry and Dennis Warner. The family will receive friends from 12:30 P.M. until the time of funeral services at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Girton Schmidt and Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320 with Rev. Terry Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Springlawn Cemetery, New Paris, OH. Memorial contributions may be sent to The Audubon Society, c/o of Ed Clancy, 680 Allegheny Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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