Nellie P. Hempen, 94, Chanute, died Sunday, October 26, 2008, at McCrites Plaza Nursing Center, Topeka.
She was born Feb. 18, 1914, in Humboldt to John Robert and Anna Michels Winder. She attended Chanute public schools.
She married Frank B. Hempen on Feb. 4, 1929, in Topeka. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Frank Hempen Jr., Greeley, Colo.; a daughter, Roberta Dewey, Topeka; eight grandchildren, Mary Dewey, J.T. Welsh, George Dewey, John Dewey, Bill Dewey, Frank Hempen III, Jeff Hempen and Derek Welsh; and four great-grandchildren, Haley Hempen, Cooper Hempen, Zoe Hempen and Dalton Welsh.
She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Frank Hempen IV; and two brothers, Ralph and Don Winder.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute. Burial will follow in the Buffalo Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.