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Dale Allan Schempp 1942-2010

Dale Allan Schempp, 68, passed away in his home in Springfield, at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2010. He was born on August 23, 1942 in Cleveland, the third child of Elmer and Blanche Schempp. He grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohioo, where he met his wife Carol Ann Samstag - they were married on December 25, 1965. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in 1964, graduating with a degree in nuclear engineering. He then started his first career as a naval officer, serving for 6 years in the US Navy on one of the first nuclear submarines, the USS John Marshall, under Admiral Hyman Rickover. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant before being honorably discharged in 1970. He next embarked on his second career as a successful businessman. He worked as an engineer for the Quaker Oaks Company in Rockford, earning his MBA from the University of Chicago during that time. After several years, he started an independent business career as co-owner and CFO of what became TKI Foods, a manufacturer of health food products in Springfield. Following a successful business career, he began this third career as a lawyer. While still working as CFO of TKI, he completed law school at night at St. Louis University in 1996. After passing the bar exam, he then founded his own practice, Schempp Law in Springfield. He worked as an independent, general practice lawyer and joined the Public Defender's Office for the rest of his life. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol Ann; two sons, Bruce Thomas and William Dale; brother, Arthur Warren; five grandchildren, William Alexander, Kennedy Rayne, Austin Lincoln, Harrison Wyatt and Grayson Maximus, his grandson-to-be. Visit the online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com Services have been held.
Posted on October 4, 2010 by Chris Bonjean
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