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Lenox Time Table
Lenox, Iowa
Thursday, November 01, 1973

OBITUARY ~ GERALD HENRY EMIG

Gerald Emig, 56, of Lenox died at St. Joseph's hospital in Omaha, Neb. Sunday evening after an extended illness.

Mr Emig is survived by his widow, Darlene, four sons, Gary and Larry of Eagleville, Mo., Jerry of Blythedale, Mo. and Rodney Emig at home, three daughters, Mrs Robert (Karyn) Graham of Benton, Mrs Don (Donna) Hardisty of Corning and Mrs Donald (Darla) Brown of Gulfpoint, Miss, eight grandchildren, two brothers, Wayne of Lamoni and Harold of Marion and a sister, Mrs Lawrence Combs of Mt Ayr. A half sister, Mrs Russell Laird of Bedford, also survives. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Christian church in Kellerton. Rev. Cela Fugate will officiate.

Burial will be in Maple Row Cemetery at Kellerton.

Varner Funeral Home at Diagonal will be in charge of the service.

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Lenox Time Table
Lenox, Iowa
Thursday, November 08, 1973

OBITUARY ~ GERALD HENRY EMIG

Gerald Henry Emig, son of Charles and Lizzie Emig, was born in Decatur County, near Lamoni, Iowa January 20, 1917. He departed this life Oct. 28, 1973 at St. Joseph Hospital at Omaha, Nebr., from a long and suffering illness.

His childhood was spent around Kellerton and Lamoni, Iowa.

On Nov. 26, 1938, he was united in marriage with Darlene Lantz. To this union seven children were born.

He liked his work of farming and feeding cattle. He enjoyed coon hunting and was a member of Taylor County Coon Hunters Association at Sharpsburg, Iowa. On May 14, 1944 he gave his heart to Christ at the Christian Church at Kellerton, Iowa.

Survivors to cherish his memory are his wife, Darlene, the seven children and eleven grandchildren, Charles Gary and wife Linda, children Tommy and Cherri of Eagleville, Mo., Larry Lee and wife Carol and children Kirk and Kerri Sue of Eagleville, Mo., Karyn Kay Graham and husband Bob, children Robbie and Kelli of Benton, Iowa, Donna Rae Hardisty and husband, Don and son David of Corning, Iowa, Darla Diann Brown, husband Donnie and daughter, Dawn of Gulfport, Miss., Jerry Lynn and wife Lynn of Blythedale, Mo., Rodney Alan of home in Lenox. Other survivors include two brothers, Harold and wife Mardell of Marion, Iowa, Wayne and wife Helen of Lamoni, Ia., one sister Grace Combs and husband Lawrence of Mt Ayr, one half sister, Mrs Winnie Laird and husband, Russell of Bedford, a brother-in-law Vernon Lantz and wife Vera, one sister-in-law, Miss Vernadette Lantz, all of Beaconfield, Ia., several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew.

He always took pride in his work and enjoyed his home and family, children and grandchildren and will be sadly missed in the home.

Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014

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