OBITUARY - HAROLD E. EMIG
Harold E. EMIG, 86, of Marion, Iowa, died Wednesday, August 30, 2000, in Willow Gardens Care Center following a long
Harold was born August 25, 1914, in Lamoni, Iowa, the beloved son of Charles H. and Alizabeth (HICKMAN) EMIG. He married
Mary Mardell McCRACKIN on January 19, 1936, in Kellerton, Iowa. Mardell and Harold were married 65 years.
Harold farmed in the Marion and Central City area for most of his life. He was a member of First United Methodist Church
in Marion and the Lions Club where he was a past president.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Mardell, are: three sons, Richard of Marion, Charlie and wife Sherry of Ely and Dan
and his companion Sheri of Ely; a sister Grace COMBS and husband Lawrence of Mount Ayr, Iowa; eight grandchildren, 13
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Alizabeth EMIG; a son James in 1961; and two brothers, Gerald and
Services were held Saturday, September 2, 2000 at First United Methodist Church in Marion, by the Reverend Stanley
Harold was laid to rest in the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
A memorial fund has been established. Cedar Memorial Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids was in charge of the arrangements.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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