Stanley (Stan) Leroy Kemery, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Teacher and Marine, age 82, of Lititz, PA went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and meet up with his Mother and Father, Margaret & Theodore Kemery and Brothers Billy, Walter and infant Michael Kemery, who preceded him in passing. Stan succumbed to health issues on Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was born August 15, 1936 on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota. Stan will be greatly missed by his loving wife D. Lorraine Ransom (Kemery). Stan and Lorraine were married 60 years ago June 28, 1958 at the Naval Chapel, San Diego Navy Base. He is also survived by remaining brothers Charles Kemery and his wife Dorothy of Wagner, South Dakota, Russell Kemery and his wife Carmen of Tucson, Arizona, Ted Kemery and his wife Donna of Pierre, South Dakota. Stan will be greatly missed by his two sons Todd Kemery and his wife Mya of Lakeville, Minnesota and Barry Kemery and his wife Heather of Taneytown, Maryland and his two grandsons Garrett Kemery and Clayton Kemery of Taneytown, Maryland. Stan is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, and served with units in the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. A graduate of San Diego State with a bachelor’s degree in teaching and later a master’s degree from Grace Collage and Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana; He went on to teach and administer at schools in Kotzebue, Alaska for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Selma Elementary and Evergreen Jr. High, Selma and Cave Junction, Oregon; Lancaster Christian and Coatesville Christian Schools, Pennsylvania. Later Stan drove as an owner operator, professional truck driver for North America Van Lines and DART Transit Company. Stan was an avid Hunting and Fishing advocate and enjoyed doing both with family. Boating, Camping, Biking, Snowmobiling and Traveling Vacations with family are also favorites. He volunteered time as a scout leader and a little league baseball coach. He also volunteered time with various mission trips. His hobbies range from working in his work shop with various woodworking projects as well as small engine and mechanical repair. He had interests in antique tractors and old trucks / cars. Stan was a member of Calvary Church, Lancaster, Pa.
Memorial Service will be 1: 00 p.m. Wednesday February 27, 2019 at Shivery Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Hwy East, Paradise Pa. 17562 (717)687-7768. Burial Service will be at Clausen Funeral Home, 226 East 8th Street, Burke, South Dakota, 57523 (605)775-2625. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery, Burke, SD.