Cheryl Waters Kempf, Class of 1970

Posted May 21, 2021

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Cheryl Waters Kempf ’70 died May 8, 2021. She was born May 7, 1948 in Coshocton to the late Merton and Kathleen (Awwiller) Waters. She graduated from River View High School in 1966, Otterbein College in 1970, and earned her Masters of Education from Ashland College in 1988. While at Otterbein she was involved with the Kappa Phi Omega (Onyx) sorority.

Cheryl was a member of the Warsaw Presbyterian Church. She was a school teacher for over 41 years, most of that time in the River View School District. In addition to teaching, she tutored and taught piano to many students.

She enjoyed playing the flute, raising her many cats, and spending time with her family. However, the greatest joy of her life was her only grandson, Kai Jason Kempf.

She is survived by her husband Steven Kempf; her children, Kade Kempf and Kisha Kempf; her grandson, Kai Jason Kempf; and a brother, Randy Waters.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law & mother-in-law, Carl & Minnetta (Carnes) Kempf; and a sister-in-law, Linda Waters.