Severin E. Emig, 86, of Trenton, died
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at Aviston Countryside Manor.
Mr. Emig was born August 27, 1923 in
Trenton, IL to Elmer and Mary (Bugger)
Emig; they preceded him in death.
He married Marie Hercules on April
29, 1950 at St. Anthony of Padua in St. Louis; she preceded him in
death on September 9, 2005.
Also preceded in death by a son,
Robert Emig; a daughter, Mary Emig; a sister, Marie Helldoerfer;
brothers, Wilfred Emig and Oliver Emig; sisters-in-law, Bernadine
Emig and Mary Hercules; and brothers-in-law, Aloysius Helldoerfer,
Robert Hercules, and Albert Hercules.
Surviving are his children, Kathleen
Emig of Trenton, Mary Frances (Dennis) Hoerner of Trenton, Darlene
Emig of Trenton, Severin J. “Sonny” (Julie) Emig of Highland, Joseph
Emig of Trenton, Jerome (Diane) Emig of Trenton, Diane (Kevin)
Hoffmann of Beaver Creek, OH, Eugene (Debra) Emig of Trenton, Lisa
(David) Hawk of Ballwin, MO, and Michael (Tracy) Emig of Trenton; 23
Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren; a brother, Gualberd (Clara)
Emig of Trenton; a sister-in-law, Regina Emig of Bartelso; and a
brother-in-law, Joseph Hercules of St. Louis, MO.
Severin formerly drove a concrete
truck for Meyer Concrete in Trenton and retired as a life-long
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic
Church and Holy Name in Trenton, Clinton County Farm Bureau,
Catholic Family Services, and was the last remaining chartmer member
of the Trenton Knights of Columbus Council 2932.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will
be Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in
Trenton with Fr. Eugene Kreher officiating. Interment will follow
in St. Mary Cemetery,
Visitation will be Friday, September
25, 2009 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Saturday, September 26, 2009
from 8:00-9:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in
The Trenton K of C will hold services
at 8:00 PM Friday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary
Church and will be received at the funeral home.