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Nancy E. Emmons

September 2, 1928 — May 8, 2003

Nancy E. Emmons, 74, died at 10:05 a.m., Thursday, May 8, 2003, following an extended illness in the loving care of her family and Hospice of Marshall County. She died in the comfortable surroundings of her home, 13959 U.S. Highway 6, west of LaPaz.

Born September 2, 1928 in Plymouth, Indiana, she is the daughter of Paul W. and Carol A. Fribley Erbaugh. She had lived in the Bourbon area until the age of 15 before moving to Lakeville and graduating from Lakeville High School with the class of 1946. She was a Plymouth resident for the past fifty years.

Nancy and Sherman E. Emmons were married in Lakeville on September 1, 1946.

A homemaker, Nancy lived life to the fullest, she was an excellent cook, a doting wife, mother and grandmother who also enjoyed flower gardening and feeding birds especially Hummingbirds.

For many years, Nancy bowled on the Wednesday Night Ladies League at LaPaz.

Nancy is survived by her spouse, Sherman and daughter, Carol Anne and son-in-law, Dennis Turner, Bedford, Ind.

Two grandsons and two granddaughters also survive. The grandsons are: Kent A. and Jamie Nunemaker, Wanatah, and their children, Rylee, Nicole and Kyle Sherman Nunemaker; Ryan Patrick and Kelly Nunemaker, Valparaiso, and their children Haley Marie and Hunter Michael Nunemaker.

Granddaughters; Rachel A. and her husband, Bruce Kenney live in Arlington, Virginia and Michelle L. and Mark Gerstein and their children, Kylie C. and Alivia who live in Ames, Iowa.

Nancy’s brothers, Jack H. and Marge Erbaugh, Auburn, Ind., and James E. Erbaugh, Fall Creek, Wis., also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Clyde Riddle. Two sons also have died; Patrick B. Emmons in 1973 and Martin D. Emmons in 1994.

There will be no visitation or service.

Interment will be in the Parks Cemetery, Bourbon, Indiana.

Memorials in Nancy’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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