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Kurt Bruno Askew

May 13, 1950 — May 11, 2023

Battle Creek

Kurt Bruno Askew, 72, of Battle Creek, passed away on May 11, 2023 at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital.

Kurt was born in Battle Creek on May 13, 1950. He worked for Post Cereal Company, retiring after many years of service. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting and fishing. He enjoyed taking care of his yard and tending to his garden. He will be dearly missed by his loving family.

Kurt is survived by his children, Paul Askew, Jared William Askew, and Jami Fields; his stepdaughter, Melissa Suggs; six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Jeff (Liz) Askew and Eric (Denise) Askew. He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Jean Askew; his father and stepmother, Donald Edward Askew and Helen Askew; his sister, Wendy Panczyk and his brother, Conrad Askew.

A celebration of Kurt’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 N, Marshall, MI 49068. Please visit to view the online obituary, sign the guest book, and leave condolences to the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kurt Bruno Askew, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services

723 US Highway 27 North, Marshall, MI 49068

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