Archive for Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Martin Emery

1950-2003

September 3, 2003

Services for former Tonganoxie resident Martin R. Emery, 52, Valley Falls, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Emery died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1950, in Parsons, the son of William and Lois (Trout) Emery.

He was a 1968 graduate of Tonganoxie High School and a member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church, Lawrence. He was a cattleman and livestock hauler and a U.S. Army veteran.

On Feb. 11, 1995, he married Ella Mae Wright in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a stepdaughter, Michelle Shoemaker, Lecompton; his mother, Lois Emery, Tonganoxie; two brothers, Mike Emery and Richard Emery, both of Tonganoxie; a sister, Kay Soetaert, Tonganoxie; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to In Touch Ministries, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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