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Russell G. Kamps

September 10, 1928 April 5, 2019
Russell G. Kamps
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Obituary for Russell G. Kamps

Russell G. Kamps passed away peacefully at his home in Crivitz on April 5, 2019. He was born in Milwaukee on September 10, 1928 to Theodore and Harriet (Berth) Kamps. He married the love of his life, Arlean V. Techmeier, on June 29, 1951 at Zion Lutheran Church in Peshtigo. After 57 years of marriage, Arlean preceded Russ in death on August 21, 2008. Russ served in the U.S. Army Airborne Infantry and was honorably discharged in 1952. For most of his career he was self-employed with Arlean by his side. They had a real estate business, developed land and built many house in the Coleman and Crivitz area.
Survivors include a son, Tracy (Deb) Kamps; a daughter, Trudy (John) Gokey; two grandchildren, Jeremy (Jessie) Gocht and David (Ashlie) Kamps; 5 step-grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Russ was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers Theodore Jr., and Eugene; and a sister, Gwendolyn (Orville) Zorn.
Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 716 Henriettea Ave, Crivitz, on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 3 to 5 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 5 pm at the church with Pastor Jon Zietlow officiating. Russ will be laid to rest in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Coleman.
Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home-Crivitz is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rhodescharapata.com
A special thanks to (step) grandchild, Chris Johnson for all he has done to care for his grandfather for the past 2 years and thanks also to Deb Kamps for her assistance over the past eight years and to everyone at Unity Hospice who made his final days more comfortable.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

13

Apr

3:00 PM 4/13/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 4/13/2019 5:00:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church, Crivitz

716 Henriette Ave
Crivitz, WI 54154

Grace Lutheran Church, Crivitz
716 Henriette Ave Crivitz 54154 WI
United States

Celebration of Life

Saturday

13

Apr

5:00 PM 4/13/2019 5:00:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church, Crivitz

716 Henriette Ave
Crivitz, WI 54154

Grace Lutheran Church, Crivitz
716 Henriette Ave Crivitz 54154 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road B
Toun of Pound, WI 54112

County Road B Toun of Pound 54112 WI
United States
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