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Carol Kathleen Pemberton

Carol Kathleen (Rogge) Pemberton, of Smithville, Missouri, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016, at her home.

She was granted an earthly life of 73 years, 3 months, and 15 days.

It was on February 26, 1943, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, that the Lord blessed the home of Paul and Maxine (Lewis) Rogge with the gift of a beautiful daughter. Carol graduated from North Kansas City High School.

On March 23, 1961, Carol was united in marriage to James (Jim) Pemberton at the Lutheran Church in Northeast Kansas City, Missouri, and to this union they were blessed with two sons.

Carol loved her family.  She enjoyed baking, gardening, and critters (she rescued many).  She baked cookies in mass quantities, showering them on her family and friends.

Carol is survived by her husband Jim; two sons,  Steven Pemberton, of Smithville, Missouri, and John Pemberton, of Kansas City, Missouri; a brother David Rogge and his wife Lisa, of Littleton, Colorado; a brother-in-law, Edward Straub and his wife Nancy, of Kansas City, Missouri; an aunt, Mary Girsch, of Neotsu, Oregon; and other relatives, nieces, nephews, and cousins

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside Service will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Evergreen Cemetery, Dewitt, Missouri, with Reverend Lanny Lybarger officiating.

Pallbearers: Ed Straub, Charlie Jenkins, Dane Robertson, Gary Brownsberger, Adam Park, and Jason Schlichting.

Honorary Pallbearer: Ron Jenkins, and Jeff Mitchell.

In memory of Carol, the family has chosen memorial contributions be made to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, American Cancer Society, or Evergreen Cemetery, Dewitt, Missouri.

Services are under the direction of Breshears Memorial Chapels, 207 West Broadway, Brunswick, Missouri, 65236.


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