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Stephen A. Dempsey
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1911
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1985
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Stephen A. Dempsey, 73, Kansas City, KS died Saturday at the home. He was a life long Kansas City, KS, resident. Mr. Dempsey was a switchman for the Kansas City Terminal Railway Railway for 38 years before he retired in 1974. He was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Employees union. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Esther I. Dempsey of the home; three sons, Eugene Dempsey, St. Louis, Thomas Dempsey and Stephen J. Dempsey, both of Kansas City, KS; two daughters Mrs. Elaine Stroker and Mrs. Virginia Beal, both of Shawnee; 17 grandchildren; 5 great-granchildren. Services will be at 1pm. Monday at the church; burial in Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 5 pm today at the Fulton-Michael Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the church or to the American Heart Association.

Steve Dempsey was the youngest son of James Thomas Dempsey and Mame Connors. His brothers and sisters are Nellie Steinhauser, Ethel Stocosky, Elizabeth Brown, James Thomas Dempsey Jr., William Dempsey, Eugene Dempsey, Mae Roberts and Catherine Boring. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Dempsey (1855 - 1936)
  Mary Connors Dempsey (1868 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Ida Busch Dempsey (1919 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Louise Dempsey Stocosky (1889 - 1950)*
  Elizabeth Marie Dempsey Brown (1891 - 1958)*
  James Thomas Dempsey (1892 - 1953)*
  John Francis Dempsey (1895 - 1936)*
  Eugene Michael Dempsey (1897 - 1931)*
  William Michael Dempsey (1899 - 1969)*
  Daniel Dempsey (1901 - 1961)*
  Mary Alice Dempsey Roberts (1906 - 1938)*
  Celia Dempsey (1907 - 1919)*
  Stephen A. Dempsey (1911 - 1985)
  Catherine Irene Dempsey Boring (1913 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: southeast corner of Garden of Gethsemane
 
Burial:
Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens
Shawnee
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section Gethsemane N, Row 28
 
Created by: mbm1311
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47301349
Stephen A. Dempsey
Added by: Linda Dorei Jones
 
Stephen A. Dempsey
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