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Linda Joyce (Shalifoe) Kemppainen

April 8, 1948 — January 4, 2016

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Linda Joyce Kemppainen, age 67 of Covington, MI passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 8, 1948 in Baraga, MI daughter to Thomas and Isabelle (Davis) Shalifoe. Linda married Bruce Joel Kemppainen on November 30, 1990 in L’Anse, MI; they resided in L’Anse. She has resided at Rolling Meadows in Covington for just over a year. Linda was a member of KBIC. Surviving are her son Dale (Tracie) Shalifoe of Battle Creek, MI; daughters, Carena (Michael) Weih of Wheatland, IA and Hyedi (Richard) Johnson of Atlantic Mine, MI; brother Thomas (Denise) Shalifoe of Albuquerque, NM; sisters, Patricia Challifaux of Omaha, NE and Karen (Jerry) McKinney of Rio Ranch, NM; 7 grandchildren, Shane, Ciara, Zachary, Jacob, Andrew, Mya, Anna, Kate; 1 great grandson Daxxus. Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Bruce; brothers, Larry, Jerry, and Robert. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 8th at 11:00 a.m. at the Jacobson Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Rhoades officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring in the Pelkie Cemetery. The Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family. Friends may sign Linda’s guest book or send condolences at .

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