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Obituary: Mrs. Clement E. Semper

Mrs. Clement E. Semper

Sister Dorothy E. Semper died in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, May 12, 2012 at age 96. She was born August 4, 1917 in Altura, Minn., a daughter of Paul G. and Stella (Scherffius) Simon.

Sister Semper graduated from Catholic High School, Rollingstone, Minn. and Teachers College, Winona, Minn. She was united in marriage to Brother Clement E. Semper on June 11, 1941 at Hebron Moravian Church, Altura, Minn.

She served alongside her husband in pastorates in Minnesota (Altura-Hebron), Michigan (Unionville), Wisconsin (Green Bay-East Side), New York (Staten Island-Castleton Hill), Maryland (Trinity), and Pennsylvania (Emmaus).

Son, Robert, and two grandchildren survive Sister Semper. She was predeceased by son, David, in 2009 and her husband, Clement, on February 5, 1996.

A memorial service was held May 19, 2012 at Kortz Hall, Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Memorial contributions were designated for Moravian Hall Square Good Samaritan Fund or the Board of World Mission.

 

From the July/August 2012 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

04/24/2018

Tuesday, April 24 — Psalm 54
Leviticus 16:26–18:5; Mark 6:7–13

Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. Psalm 36:5

God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved. Ephesians 2:4–5

How sweet, God of Easter, are the promises which you bestow on us: your immeasurable love. Your grace which saves us. Your gift of new life in Christ. Accept our grateful shouts of thanks and praise! Amen.

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