|Vance C. Emmert|
|Date Of Birth:||April 24, 1922|
|Date Of Death:||May 5, 2012|
|Service Date:||Funeral Service- Noon Monday, May 14th at Bloomington Bible Church, 1008 E. Emerson, Bloomington
Visitation- 10 a.m till Noon prior to the service at the church
Vance C. Emmert
Hudson-Vance C. Emmert, 90 of
Hudson died Saturday May 5 ,2012 at his home. Funeral services will
be held at noon on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Bloomington Bible
Church, 1008 E. Emerson, Bloomington with Pastor Dennis Powers
officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time
of service at the Church on Monday. Interment will be in Hudson
Township Cemetery, with military rites accorded by the
Bloomington-Normal American Legion Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may
be made to the Bloomington Bible Church or to an organization of
the donor's choice. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial
Home in Bloomington is in charge of the arrangements.
Vance was born April 24, 1922 in
Rogerville, Tennessee the son of Chris Emmert and Amanda V.
Russell. He married Eveline M. Rist, June 20, 1941 in St. Charles,
Missouri. She preceded him in death on July 16, 2004.
He is survived by two sons Vance
(Sharon) Emmert Jr of Hudson, IL and Donald L (Doris)
Emmert of Oklahoma City, OK. Also surviving are 10
grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 4 great -great
grandchildren and one sister, Lucille Thomas of Normal.
In addition to his wife Eveline,
Vance was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, 2 brothers,
and one daughter in law.
Vance was a WWII Veteran Serving in
the United States Army, he was a proud member of the 11th Armored
Division, known as the Thunder Bolt's. He was an
Expert Carbine Marksman and was a decorated soldier. He fought in
some of the greatest battles of the European Theater, including the
Battle's of Ardennes-Rhineland, and the Battle of the Bulge.
Vance worked for 43 yrs at Meadow
Gold and Beatrice Foods. He also was a dedicated Hudson Twp
employee for 25 yrs. He was a member of the Bloomington Bible
He enjoyed hunting and camping, he
loved his family and was known to many as
Online condolences can be made to
the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.