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Jackie Emerson

September 2, 2018
Portage, MI



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National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter
29777 Telegraph Road, Suite 1651
Southfield, MI 48034
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Life Story / Obituary


Jacqueline “Jackie” Emerson, age 80 of Portage Died on Sunday, September 02, 2018. She was born on August 13, 1938 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Barton and Vivian Sadie Davis and graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1956. She married Richard “Dick” Emerson on March 15, 1963 who preceded her in death in 2006. Surviving members of her family include her children: Dan (Nikki) Perk, Debra Renou, Rick (Gerrie) Emerson, Mark (Becky) Emerson, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a brother Bud Lance.

Cremation has taken place and Jackie will be laid to rest with her husband at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Please visit Jackie’s personal web page at www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her online guestbook . Memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Michigan Chapter. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive; Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900.