Emma M. Rademacher

July 12, 1935 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 86)


Emma M. Rademacher, 86, of Royal passed away at 7;28 P.M. Wednesday November 10, 2021 at her home.

 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday November 15, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church, Royal. Pastor Jay Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Royal. Visitation will be held Sunday from 5;00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. St. Joseph.

 Emma was born July 12, 1935 at Penfield. The daughter of Lammert and Anna (Blue) Wilken. She married Arnold Rademacher on August 8, 1954 at Gifford. He survives.

 Also survived by her children; Linda (Curt) Blair of Madison, WI, Karen (Richard) Frick of Sidell, Donna (Ron) Townsley of Armstrong, Debra Townsley of Fithian. 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson. Two brothers Melvin (Kathy) Wilken of Armstrong and Mervin Wilken of Idaho. One sister Mildred Sage of St. Joseph.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Elmer Wilken and John Wilken sister Marilyn Wilken. One step-granddaughter. 

 Emma was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Royal.

 Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

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November 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freese Funeral Home
302 E. Grand
St. Joseph, IL 61873

Funeral Service
November 15, 2021

10:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

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