NANCY KRAYBILL SEMPOLSKI
Exeter, NH – Nancy Kraybill Sempolski pass- ed away April 4, 2021 at High Pointe Home Hospice, Haverhill, MA. She was 89. Interment will be at Crabapple Ceme- tery, St. Clairsville, OH. Services are planned for a later date.
Nancy was born April 1, 1932 in Wheeling, WV the only child of Henry B. and Ruth E. (Crozier) Kraybill. In May 1953, Nancy married Victor D. Wortman in New York, NY and together they had seven children though they later divorced. In September 1974, Nancy married Stanley J. Sempolski in Chicago, IL, who remained her devoted partner.
Nancy earned her doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Kansas and was employed by Boston Univ- ersity Medical School until her retirement in 2010.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Ruth, her step-father Lambert Campbell, son Kurt Wortman, mother-in-law Stella Sempolski, sister- in-law Christine Jira, and great-grandson Michael Acosta. Nancy is survived by her husband Stanley, children Gregory, Nancy, Eric, Victor, Gretchen, Christian and wife Michiko Cho, eleven grandchildren, and twenty-two great- grandchildren as well as sister-in-law Janice Blair, two nieces and two nephews.