Michael E. Tekampe, 72, passed away July 20, 2019 at Kansas City Hospice House. A celebration of Life will be held from 2-5:00 pm Saturday, August 3rd at The Sand Trap, 13037 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO. Interment with military honors will be at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Kansas City Hospice.
Michael was born January 14, 1947 in Chicago, IL to Leo J. and Evelyn C. Tekampe. Michael was a career United States Marine Corps veteran who served three tours during the Vietnam War. Michael loved his friends and family dearly. Michael lived his life by the motto "Practice Random Kindness And Senseless Acts Of Beauty". He will be missed by all who knew him. Michael is survived by his daughters, Lindsay Dennis and husband Eric, and Kristina Shelley; grandchildren, Luke Michael Dennis, Kyle Robert Dennis, Joseph Byron Shelley II and Matthew Michael Shelley; brothers, John L. Tekampe and James Tekampe; sisters, Mary Cash, Margaret Dausman and Elizabeth Syvertsen; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jennifer Kye Tekampe; brothers, Ralph and Robert Tekampe and a sister, Jeanne Franklin. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.muehlebachchapel.com.
Celebration of Life The Sand Trap Bar & Grill
Saturday, August 03, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
13037 Holmes RoadKansas City, MO 64145
Interment with Military Honors at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, IL