Kevin Telkamp

Brighton |

Kevin W. Telkamp, 50, passed away at 4:00 pm Sunday November 28, 2010 at home with his family by his side.

He was born on April 20, 1960 in Alton, IL the son of Leo and Nancy (Jones) Telkamp. 

He was formerly married to JoAnn McDonald.

Kevin served his country in the U.S. Navy.  He was employed at Midwest Water Proofing as a salesman for six years.  Previously he worked as a nurse at Alton State Hospital for 15 years and was a part time letter carrier in Edwardsville. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and watching sports with his son, 

In addition to his mother of Brighton, he is survived by a son, James L. Telkamp of Carlinville; a daughter, Crystal Powell of Lynchberg, VA; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Steve Trappey of Alton and Gail and Greg Tolen-Gutirrez of Godfrey; a brother, Michael Telkamp of Belleville and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 


He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, Lloyd Dean Telkamp and a brother-in-law, Paul A. Tolen.

A memorial visitation will be held from 4 to 6 pm on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Staten Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and or the John Cockran VA Hospital. 

Online tributes and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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