Kenneth J. Kamp


Kenneth Joseph Kamp, 63, of Kewadin, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2019. He was born on May 29, 1956 in Detroit the son of Dr. Robert and Mary (Kuhn) Kamp.
Ken had been a cherry farmer in Kewadin since 1982, and he loved every minute of it.
When he wasn't on the farm, he enjoyed fishing, boating, flying remote control airplanes and driving his cherished Mustang, Shelby. He loved playing games with his kids, from a competitive tennis match to Scrabble around the kitchen table.
Ken is survived by four children, Thayer (Drew) McDonough, of Beaver Island, Alison (Kyle) Jewett, of Nunica, Ashley (Zach Tucker) Kamp, of Williamsburg, and Andrew (Erica Wilkinson) Kamp, of Kewadin; three brothers, Mike Kamp, of Lombard, Illinois, Jim (Karen) Kamp, of Bloomfield Hills, and Joe Kamp, of Traverse City; three sisters, Jane Johnson, of Onekema, Mimi (Gary Hofer) Kamp, of Traverse City, and Suzi (John) Mills, of Frankfort; and his treasured grandchildren, Connor and Owen McDonough, Will Jewett and Baby Jewett on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Kamp farm, 1246 U.S. 31 S., Kewadin, MI 49648.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Please sign his online guestbook at
Arrangements have been handled by the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
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