Charles Emerick

April 12th, 1922 to September 5th, 2007
Charles Emerick, 85, of Ft. Gratiot and formerly of Port Huron, died Wednesday, September 5, 2007 after a long illness. He was born April 12, 1922 in Port Huron, son of the late Alexander and Dorthea (Eifert) Emerick and was a lifelong resident. Charles married the former Marion V. Kramp June 8, 1946 in Port Huron. She preceded him in death August 14, 2007. He was a life member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and was a veteran of WW II, serving with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre. He retired from Frito-Lay, Inc. in 1984 after thirty years of service. Charles is survived by his children, Craig (Betty ) Emerick of Marysville, Laurie (Jack) Protzman of Tavares, FL and Linda (Chet) Harwood of Kissimmee, FL; brothers, Jacob (Berk) and Robert (Rosemary) Emerick, both of Port Huron; sister Eleanor McDaniel of Hyattsville, MD; sister-in-law, Dorthea Emerick of Ft. Gratiot; grandchildren, Steven (Tamara) Cloutier, Lori (John) Bowns, Michael Emerick, Bridget (David) Bostater, Richard Harwood, Jeffrey (Anne) Harwood, Kirsten Harwood and Danielle Harwood and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, David and Alexander Emerick, Jr.; and his sisters, Amelia Neal, Katherine Kernohan, Mary Fisher, Lydia Emerick, Edith Reynolds and Dorothy Hereford. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials in memory of Charles may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church. Cremation arrangements: Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

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