He was called home to rest on Saturday, 23rd Sept, while preaching at the pulpit.
After a short introduction of his sermon, he said a word of prayer and collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital and was pronounced dead after an hour.
In a statement, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea said: “Rev. Dr. Kemung was awarded his Doctorate in Theology from Neudettlesau, Germany, in 1996.