Poplar Grove, IL
Alice J. Emanuel passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017, at her home in Shell Lake WI.
Alice was born on August 17, 1929 to Walter G. and Julia Mae Meyers in Herbert IL. She married Harold C. Emanuel on November 10, 1951 at the United Methodist Church in Herbert IL. They were married for 64 years. She lived in Herbert and Poplar Grove all of her life and summered at their place in Shell Lake WI. She attended Davis Grade School and graduated from Belvidere High School in 1947.
She worked for the Belvidere Daily Republican, Poplar Grove Methodist Church and North Boone High School District #200 Office, retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, Shell Lake United Methodist Church, and a volunteer at the Washburn County Food Pantry in Spooner WI, 4-H leader and Sunday School teacher. She enjoyed taking care of her family and working in her yard and flower beds.
Alice is survived by her two daughters-Janis (Mark) Burkhardt of Roscoe and JoAnne (Gary) Wartgow of Roscoe; two grandsons-Ryan (Stephanie) Coomer of Lindenhurst IL and Steven (Amanda) McMahon of South Beloit IL; a brother, Alfred (Elinor) Meyers of Almond WI and sister-in-law, Shirley Meyers of Whitewater WI. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandparents and brother Edgar Meyers.
Memorial Service will be held 11:15 a.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 E. Grove St., Poplar Grove, IL with Rev. Doug Carroll officiating.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove IL 61065; the Washburn County Food Pantry, 1649 Cottonwood Avenue, Spooner WI 54801; or the United Methodist Church of Shell Lake, 135 Reinhart Dr., Shell Lake WI 54871. To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com