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Patricia Ann "Pat" (Balyeat) Kempf

February 17, 1941 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 77)


Patricia A. (Pat) Kempf, 77, of Boonville passed away January 2, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo with her family by her side.



Visitation for Pat will be 2 to 4 P.M. Sunday January 6 at Howard Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 A.M. Monday January 7 at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Fr. Bill Peckman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Patricia Ann Kempf was born February 17, 1941 in Farmington, Michigan the daughter of Wesley Balyeat and Ann Snover. She married Kenneth Dale Kempf on March 25, 1978 in Howard County, Missouri. Pat worked at Indeeco Manufacturing until her retirement. Pat loved to babysit her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to keep up with her family and friends on facebook. She loved to go to LaHa Mexican restaurant with her family and enjoy a nice Margarita or two while listening to all the grandkids and kids talk. She loved taking vacations with her husband Dale to Hawaii, Las Vegas and trips to Nebraska.  Pat had an infectious smile, laugh and a loving heart that all her friends remember her by, she never knew a stranger.


Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Ann and brother, Donald. She is survived by her husband Dale of the home, sons, Timothy Wright of Tipton, MO, Charles (Vicki) Wright, Jr of Waldorf, MD, Arthur (Kristi) Wright of Lincoln, NE, daughters, Cynthia Cooper, Cheryl Gaddis, Kimberly (Chad) Northern and Abbigail Kempf all of Boonville, MO. She is also survived by her brothers, Ronald (Cindy) Balyeat of Lansing, MI, Wesley (Cindy) Balyeat of Jackson, MI, and sister, LouAnn Halle of San Diego, CA. She will be dearly missed by her 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and many many more family and friends and her precious beloved poodle Addie.


In Lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to be made to the family. 

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