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Clifford G. Kamphaus

Clifford G. Kamphaus

Clifford G. Kamphaus, Jr., of Sunman was born on October, 4 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio a son to Clifford G. and Anna T. (Kues) Kamphaus, Sr. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Cliff then married Nancy (Long) on May 8, 1954 in Cincinnati and together they raised six children. He worked as a power supervisor at CG & E for over 30 years. Cliff was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Sunman Fish & Game and the Batesville Eagles. He loved fishing, playing cards and riding his gator. On Monday, January 28, 2019 at the age of 85, Clifford passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.

Those surviving who will cherish Cliff’s memory include his wife of 64 years, Nancy; children, Jim (Nancy Bennett), Karen, Tom (Marea Trabel), Jerry (Connie Lorenz), Susan (Chris) Murray, and Amy (Kevin) Fox; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Kamphaus, sister Joan Ash, and granddaughter, Jenna.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 9 until 11 a.m. with Rosary beginning at 9 a.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman.

Fr. Shaun Whittington will officiate A Mass of Christian burial at 11:30 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Clifford will be laid to rest in the church cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the St. Nicholas Heritage Project for their new school or for Masses. To sign the online guestbook please visit The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Clifford Kamphaus.