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Anna V. Kamphaus

Anna V. Kamphaus

Anna V. Kamphaus, age 91, of Quincy, died on December 31, 2020 in her home. She was born on June 15, 1929 in Quincy, the daughter of William LaForce and Gertrude (Dopheide) Carson. Anna married Roger J. Kamphaus, on October 14, 1950 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Quincy. The couple celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary last year.

Anna was a 1949 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame. She wore many hats, and loved being a caregiver for the elderly.

She was a member of the Quincy Deanery Council of Catholic Women having served as President and other positions, also a member at the state and national levels. She was honored to have been named as "A Woman of Distinction" by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Additional memberships include the Legion of Mary, and was co-founder of the Junior Legion of Mary for high school students, Ladies of Charity. She was an avid quilter for the "Blanket Project" making quilts for the homeless. Anna was also member of Adams County Home Extension, Sunshine Girls. She was a leader and founder of the Girl Scout Troop #149 at the former St. John the Baptist Grade School where she pioneered the first cadet troop to go winter camping in a snowstorm.

Her life revolved around her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their activities. She was known for her welcoming nature and the way she treated everyone as if they had always been a part of her family.

Anna was a quilter, a painter and longtime League bowler.

Anna is survived by her husband Roger, children: Debra (Steve) Kamphaus of Hannibal, MO, Cheryl (Steve) Blentlinger of Ursa, Linda (Roger) Atkinson, Chesterfield, MO, Bruce (Sarah) Kamphaus of Quincy, Daniel (Toni) Kamphaus of Fowler, Greg (Ann) Kamphaus of Quincy and Roger E. (Maureen) Kamphaus.

Grandchildren: Jennifer, Catherine, Kristen, Michael, Heather, Ryan, Bryan, Andrew, Caleb, Lucas, Amy and Joseph; Great grandchildren: Ross, Tatiana, Elliana, Viviana, Darren, Tucker, Hunter, Journey, Kaden, Tom, Tim, Emily, Annabelle, Stevie and Delaina; sisters-in-law: Marleena Carson of FL, Ann Carson of IN, Barb Frericks, Virginia Kamphaus and Berniece Peters all of Quincy; several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers, George, Melvin and Donald Carson and a son-in-law, Steve Ballard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. All those attending the services are kindly asked to wear a face mask and observe social distancing guidelines. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Memorials are suggested to EWTN or donor's choice. Services are in the care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
jim nichols
quincy, IL
Comments:
Roger sorry to hear of your lose
From:
Paul Geers
quincy, IL
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Dear Roger and family,
My heart bleeds for you the family, she was a dear. I will miss seeing her at St. Rose too. I am so happy that Fr. Portzer gave her the last rites, and min later passed away entering her reward.
She will be missed by us. Ill have a mass said for her soul
Requiem eternal.
Paul K. Geers
President of the latin mass society of Quincy/historic St. Rose church
From:
Ewalts
Qcy, IL
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Another angel now in her heavenly home. So sorry for your family who will miss her dearly. Jan and "Toot"
From:
Bernice Neisen
Quincy, IL
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Though I did not know Anna personally, my mom, Virginia (Ginny) Huber always spoke highly of her. They worked together on the deanery blanket project for many years. I can visualize the two of them catching up In heaven. May your faith and memories help to sustain you! Peace!
From:
Jacky Yonker
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your lost, my best memories of her is her working hard in the kitchen.
From:
Sharon (Stark)Brinkman
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry to hear of Anna's passing. She was a wonderful person.
From:
Diana Hagenah
Quincy;, IL
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We so enjoyed Anna coming into the Quincy Beauty Academy. She became a good friend and will be missed. My father passed away a few weeks ago and I got a beautiful card from her. So Sorry For Your Loss
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Steve, Cheryl and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Jane Voepel
Quincy, IL
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Roger and Family,
I want you to know that I am very sorry upon Anna’s death.
Will remember our bus trips together. She will be so missed.