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Obituaries

Obituaries

Stephen C. Wempe 1950 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Stephen C. Wempe, 57, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.Mr. Wempe died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at his home.He was born on Feb. 3, 1950, in Lawrence, the son of Dr. William W. and Margaret Clark Wempe. He graduated in 1968 from Lawrence High School, where he was named an All-American in football. He attended Kansas University. A former carpenter, Mr. Wempe raised horses with his father in Douglas County.He was a member of the American Shetland Pony Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie Wempe, Lawrence; his father, Lawrence; three brothers, Michael, Odessa, Texas, Pete and K.C., both of Lawrence; and one sister, Nancy Swearingen, Lawrence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. The family suggests memorial contributions to the oncology department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Wempe.