Edward Peter Emge, 94, FortBranch, passed away Dec. 5, 2011 at Newburgh Healthcare in Newburgh.
Edward was born in Haubstadt,
22, 1917 to Oscar and Theresa
(Greubel) Emge. They
preceded him in death.
He was the oldest of the
third generation of the former Emge Meat Packing Co.
in FortBranch and Anderson, having worked 50-plus years as a livestock buyer.
He was a 75 year member of
Knights of Columbus 2215 in Haubstadt and a life member of the fourth degree
Knights of Columbus in Evansville.
He was a member of the Elks
in Princeton, was a past Boy Scout master in FortBranch, and was a former member of the Evansville County
Club. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Evansville.
Besides his parents he is
preceded in death by a brother, Walter Emge; a
sister, Mildred Chaille; and sons-in-law Thomas
Deters and Roger Oing.
Edward is survived by his
wife of 71 years, Margery (Anslinger) Emge , having
wed on August 12, 1940 in Indianapolis at Holy Cross Catholic Church.Also surviving are his daughters, Sylvia
Deters and Rebecca Oing (John) Kincaid; a son Timothy
E (Mary) Emge; six grandchildren, Erica, Hans,
Heinrich, Heidi and Charles Deters and Nathaniel Emge;
three great grandchildren, Shaw and Sydney Harley Deters; two sisters, Mary
Jane Busing and Barbara Jean Bender.
A Mass of Christian burial
will be conducted by Father Tony Ernst on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 at
at Holy Cross Catholic Church in FortBranch. Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum will follow.
Visitation will be Friday,
Dec. 9, from to at Stodghill Funeral Home
located on Ind. 168 West in FortBranch, and again from
until Saturday at the funeral
home.A rosary will be recited by the
church parish Friday at 6:30 pm at the funeral home.