OBITUARY - CHARLES "WAYNE" EMIG
Charles Wayne EMIG, youngest child of Charles Henry and Elizabeth Merle (HICKMAN) EMIG, was born August 16, 1919 near
Lamoni in Decatur County, Iowa and died June 3, 1977 at the Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Iowa at the age of 57 years,
9 months, and 17 days, after a lengthly illness.
His childhood was spent in the Kellerton and Lamoni vicinities.
On October 20, 1948 he was united in marriage to Helen O. FLOWERS and of this union, three children were born: Randy Wayne,
Linda Lou, and Ricky Lee.
Wayne liked his work of farming, working at Graceland College and the Farmers' Elevator. He
always took pride in his work and enjoyed his home, family, and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. On
May 14, 1944, he gave his heart to Christ in the Christian Church at Kellerton.
He was preceded in death by his parents,
one brother, and two nephews.
Surviving are: his widow, Helen; the children: Randy, Linda, and Ricky of the home; one
brother, Harold and wife Mardell of Marion, Iowa; two sisters, Grace COMBS and Winnie and husband, Russell LAIRD of
Bedford, Iowa; several sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services were held June 6 at the Lamoni RLDS Church with Elder Robert BRUCH and Rev. M. J. WATKINS officiating. Burial was
in Maple Row Cemetery in Kellerton. The Slade Funeral Home was in charge.
Submission by Linda (Emig) Fisher, April of 2010
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