Raquel Kemp, age 69, of Litchfield, MN died on Friday November 6, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday November 10, 2020 at Cornerstone Church in Litchfield, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery, Litchfield, MN.
Raquel Kemp, the daughter of Jose and Elia (Carbajal) Gaytan was born in Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico on September 27, 1951. She moved to Minnesota in 1970 and was united in marriage to Robert Kemp on December 22, 1977 in Litchfield, MN. Throughout her life Raquel lived in Wyoming, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Illinois, Nebraska and Minnesota. She worked as a nurses aide; caring for people of all ages, from birth to end of life. She was a member of Cornerstone Church. Raquel loved to bake and cook; and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, making blankets, aprons and scrubbies, and collecting turtles.
She is survived by her daughter Keyla (Charles) Gilmore of Wilber, NE; grandchildren Edward Kemp, Nathaniel Gilmore, Janay Gilmore, Magnolia Gilmore, Rashaad Gilmore, Aubrey Kemp-Gilmore and Sergio Gilmore; great grandson Kordyn Kemp; and siblings Becky (Fred) McGuire, Reuben (Sharon) Gaytan, David (Eloisa) Gaytan Sr. and Mario Gaytan.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jose and Elia; husband Robert; and siblings Hilda Paxson, Jose “Pepe” Gaytan, Rey Gaytan and Nancy Schultz.