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[August 19, 2019]
- Willard Emmons, 88, of Lincoln, passed away on
Friday, August 16, 2019 at St. Clara’s Manor, Lincoln.
Noon Tuesday August 20, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home
Willard Emmons, 88, of Lincoln,
passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at St.
Clara’s Manor, Lincoln.
Willard was born on February 23, 1931 in Lincoln,
the son of Wayne and Sophia (Shaub) Emmons. He
married Betty Ann Keith on February 22, 1958 in
Willard is survived by his wife Betty, sister Martha
Louise Cobb of Lincoln, many nieces and nephews; and
his long-time companion Cody his dog.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister
Evelyn Sisk and brother Donald Emmons.
Willard was a Korean War Veteran and proudly served
in the United States Army from 1951-1954 and had the
opportunity to take the Land of Lincoln Honor
Flight. He was a member of the Christian Church in
Lincoln. Willard worked at Cutler Hammer and retired
after 33 years of service.
Services for Willard will be held at
1:00 p.m. Tuesday August 20, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln with
Ron Otto officiating. Visitation will be held one
hour prior to service. Burial will follow the
services at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln, Illinois.
Memorial donations may be made in Willard’s name to
the Humane Society of Logan County or Land of
Lincoln Honor Flight.
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