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Chris Hempel

1966 - 2018

Chris Alan Hempel age 52 of Hawks
passed away May 8, 2018 as a result of a work injury.

He was born April 10, 1966 in Saginaw
to Eldon and Ann (Claus) Hempel,

Chris graduated from Rogers City High School
in 1984. He received his Associate Degree from
Alpena Community College in 1986, On June 25,
1988 he married Krista Adrian at St. Michael
Lutheran Church. Chris enjoyed running and
was an avid outdoorsman who liked to spend
time with his in-laws, Tom and Gloria Adrian
at the family cabin

He is survived by his wife, Krista;
2 daughters, Jessica of Detroit and Alysse of Hawks;
parents, Eldon and Ann of Rogers City;
sister, Susan (Jeff) Kloha of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
and his brother, David Hempel of Rogers City.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home
on Monday, May 14th from 4:00 till 8:00 p.m.
with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. conducted
by Pastor Randy Waibel. Visitation will resume
on Tuesday at St. Michael Lutheran Church
from 10:00 a.m, through time of service at
11:00 a.m, with Pastor Keith Schneider officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Michael Lutheran Cemetery.

In licu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Rogers City High School
Cross Country Team

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Chris Hempel – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI