Agnes M. Junker Kampwerth, age 90 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.
She was born August 12, 1927, in Pierron, IL, the daughter of Fred and Ella (nee Kustermann) Vosholler.
On April 12, 1958 she married Willard H. “Spike” Junker. He passed away January 9, 1975. On October 12, 1984, she married Gerald E. “Jerry” Kampwerth, He passed away on December 13, 2015.
She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. She was also a member of Machinist Union Local #525.
Agnes was born in Pierron, grew up there on a farm east of town and she attended Immaculate Conception Grade School. She had worked at Moulton-Bartley Shoe Factory for several year, then Alton Box Board Company for 8 years, next at St. Joseph’s Hospital Dietary Department for 12 years, and then at Highland Machine and Screw until retiring in the late 1980’s. She operated a home ceramic shop out of her home for many years. She enjoyed playing Quilt Bingo at St. Rose, reading (especially Danielle Steele novels), playing cards (Euchre at Legacy Place) and embroidering quilt blocks. She and her husband, Jerry, went camping at Cool Creek for several years. She was a very caring and giving person.
Survivors include :
Daughter – Norma J. Hobbs, Highland, IL
Son – Mark J. (Carol) Junker, Highland, IL
Daughter – Barbara A. (Pat) Shinn, Highland, IL
Daughter-in-law – Elaine V. Vosholler, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Wayne R. “Chip” Hobbs, Jr., Highland, IL
Grandchild – Starla K. (Howard) Schuchardt, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Steve L. (Julie) Vosholler, Caseyville, IL
Grandchild – Justin E. (Tiffany) Vosholler, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Michael J. (Megan) Junker, Saint Jacob, IL
Grandchild – Nikki L. (Shawn) Gurley, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Preston P. Shinn, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Hunter W. (fiancee Meghan Aparri) Schuchardt
Great Grandchild – Cody M. Schuchardt
Great Grandchild – Mason A. Junker-Schrumpf
Great Grandchild – Mikaela R. Junker
Great Grandchild – Mabrie R. Junker
Great Grandchild – Madden M. Junker
Great Grandchild – Trey P. Evans
Great Grandchild – Logan D. Gurley
Great Grandchild – Vincent J. “Vinnie” Vosholler
Great Grandchild – Everette Vosholler
Great Grandchild – Maelee Vosholler
Sister – Mary E. Frank, Highland, IL
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Fred J. Vosholler, Sr. – Died 08/22/1941
Mother – Ella M. Vosholler, nee Kustermann – Died 02/19/1984
First Husband – Willard H. “Spike” Junker – Married 04/12/1958 – Died 01/09/1975
Second Husband – Gerald E. “Jerry” Kampwerth – Married 10/12/1984 – Died 12/13/2015
Son – Roger L. Vosholler – Died 5/30/2011
Son-in-law – Wayne R. Hobbs, Sr. – Died 03/09/2014, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Ryan M. Junker – Died 07/29/2012
Grandchild – Tracy A. Hobbs – 04/19/2009
Sister – Anna B. Oestringer – Died 04/09/2010
Brother – Bernard A. “Bennie” Vosholler – Died 08/27/1973
Sister – Eleanor C. Becker – Died 09/22/2004
Sister – Irene M. Mersinger – Died 05/19/2001
Sister – Frieda M. Zobrist – Died 12/18/1991
Sister – Rose A. Weder Sams- Died 04/11/2007
Brother – Fred T. “Fritz” Vosholler – Died 07/03/1995
Sister (Twin) – Clara F. Gilomen – Died 03/07/2006
Brother – Anton J. “Tony” Vosholler – Died 03/01/2015
Brother – John E. Vosholler – Died 07/17/2012
Husband – Gerald E. “Jerry” Kampwerth – Died 12/13/2015
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Father Paul Habing officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland-Pierron Fire Department or Highland Moose Lodge #2479.