Ronald Hubert "Ronnie" Kaempf, 56

January 21, 2009

SEPT. 13, 1952-JAN. 18, 2009

FREDERICK, Md. - Ronald Hubert "Ronnie" Kaempf, 56, of Rocky Springs Road, Frederick, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Born Sept. 13, 1952, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Hubert John and Agnes Victoria Little Kaempf.

He was a 1970 graduate of Gov. Thomas Johnson High School and received an associate degree in business from Frederick Community College.

Ronnie had been a district manager and dedicated tool salesman for Frederick Trading Co., Service Star, Wallace Hardware and May's Hardware, and was currently with Mid-Atlantic Tool & Accessories.


He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserve.

Ronnie was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick.

He was a member of the Mid-Maryland Ford Club and was a board member of Linden Hills Cemetery Association.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Joyce Marie Witek Kaempf, whom he married in 1976; one son, Kevin J. Kaempf of Frederick; one daughter, Lyndsay M. Kaempf of Frederick; and one aunt, Nancy Little of Frederick.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home in Boonsboro. The Rev. Barbara Bornemann will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287; or Frederick County Humane Society, 217 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701.

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