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H. Richard Emmett, 91, of Elk Rapids, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.
He is survived by wife of 59 years, Joanne; three daughters, Leslie (Mark) Vanderwerf, Linda Jensen (Joe Bronk) and Laura (Brian) Derusha; eight grandchildren, David (Bre), Jenny, Katie, Nicole, Alec, Lauren, Brandon (Emily) and Delaney; and three great-grandchildren, Cameren, Alex and Stella.
He was preceded in death by parents, Russell and Dorothy; three sisters; one brother; and an infant son.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 from 10 to 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Elk Rapids. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Robert J. Zuchowski presiding. A graveside service will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids immediately following Mass. There will also be a luncheon at the church following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Michigan, 10850 E. Traverse Highway, Suite 1155, Traverse City, MI 49684; or Cherry Suite Assisted Living, 10774 S. U.S. 31, Williamsburg, MI 49690.
Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to share your memories with the family.
The family is being cared for by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on October 15, 2017
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