NEW BREMEN — Emma J. Schemmel, age 73, of New Bremen, died on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. at the Celina Manor, Celina.
She was born on Aug. 4, 1940, in New Bremen. She was the daughter of Norman and Annabel (Dickman) Scheer.
Survivors include her children, Richard Schemmel and Brian (Jennifer) Schemmel, both of New Bremen, and Teresa Moore, of Frankfort, Ky.; eight grandchildren; and her brother, Paul (Dorothy) Scheer, of Fryburg.
Preceding her in death was her parents and her brother, Charles Scheer.
Emma was a member of the Faith Alliance Church of New Bremen. She was a 1958 graduate of New Bremen High School. She had former worked at Crown Equipment Corp. of New Bremen and Goodyear of St. Marys. She retired from Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys after more than 20 years in the housekeeping deptartment. Over the years she also worked as a waitress at several different restaurants.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen with Pastor Thomas Sager officiating. Internment will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the services on Saturday at the church.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen is handling the arrangements and condolences to the Schemmel family can be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.