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Steven Michael Hempfling

April 15, 1944 — July 7, 2017


Services: A Celebration of Life will be held at 4PM with a military service at 5PM, on Tuesday at the American Legion Post #44 banquet room


Steven Michael Hempfling, 73, of Newburgh, Ind., passed away Friday, July 7, 2017.  He was born on April 15, 1944, in Evansville, to John and Maxine (Chambers) Hempfling.

Steve graduated from Castle High School in 1962 and played on the school’s first football team.  Steve served in the United States Air Force as a cryptographer during the Vietnam era.  He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Kapperman Post #44 in Newburgh and retired from American General after more than a 40-year career.

He was a loving husband, devoted father, and very proud grandfather.  He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Jack Hempfling and Pam Hinman.  Steve is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karen (Crowley) Hempfling; son Matthew Hempfling; daughters, Leisa Son, Lauri Clevenger (Craig); grandsons, Marcus Hempfling, Connor Clevenger, granddaughter, Cecilia Son; brother, Roger Hempfling (Stacy), and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 PM with a military service at 5PM, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the American Legion Post #44 banquet room, 711 State Street, Newburgh, IN 47630.

Arrangements are in the care of Titzer Family Funeral Homes – Simpson Chapel, (812) 853-8314.  Sympathy wishes to the family may be shared at

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Legion Post #44 Honor Guard, P.O. Box 194, Newburgh, IN 47629.


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