- January 23, 1909 - December 28, 2001
- Stevensville, Michigan
of Ida's Passing
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“Heaven seems a little closer to us now. Bless your family, Ida. Carolyn Kasischke
1 of 2 | Posted by: Carolyn Kasischke
“Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
2 of 2 | Posted by: The staff at Starks & Menchinger Family Funeral Home.
Ida Sempert, 92, formerly of Stevensville died Friday,
December 28, 2001 at Orchard Grove Nursing Home.
Funeral Services will be at 9:30 Monday at St. Pails Lutheran
Church Stevensville, where she was a member. Visitation will
be from 2:00 ? 5:00PM Sunday at Starks & Menchinger
Family Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Burial will
be at Crystal Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be made to
St. Paul?s Lutheran Church or Michigan Lutheran High
Ida was born January 23, 1909 to Ludwig and Anna (Rexin)
Kasischke in St. Joseph. She was a bookkeeper at Baker ?
Vawter. On July 13, 1929 she married John Strunk at Trinity
Lutheran Church, who preceded her in death on April 7, 1954.
On September 28, 1957 she married Albert Sempert who
preceded her in death on July 1, 1985.
During her life she was an active member of the Lutheran
Women?s Missionary Society and a long time Sunday school
teacher. She sang in four different choirs for a total of 50
years and was a member of St. Paul?s Lutheran Ladies Aid
Survivors are four daughters, Rosalie (Harold) Hosbach of
Saginaw; Eleanor Strunk of Kalamazoo; Esther (Robert) Diez
of West Allis, Wisconsin; and Louise (Frank) Prillwitz of Eau
Claire; One son, John (Jayn) Strunk of Benton Harbor, 15
grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death
are 11 brothers and sisters and one great-granddaughter.