Bertyl LaRue (Kindblom) Emmett (1927 - 2016)

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Bertyl LaRue Kindblom Emmett, 89, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in her home.
She was the daughter of the late Oscar Kindblom and Genevieve Peterson Kindblom. Bertyl was born on Sept. 9, 1927.
Bertyl is survived by her four children: David (Michele) Emmett Jr. of Greencastle, Pa., Karen (Richard) Emmett Ziemlak of Rowley, Mass., Cassandra (Frank) Emmett Campbell of Collegeville, Pa., John (Lisa) Emmett of Gainesville, Va.; eight grandchildren; and her former husband, David Emmett Sr.
She was preceded in death by her only sibling, a sister, Betty Kindblom Coleman.
She graduated from Emporium High School in 1945 and then attended and graduated from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia.
Bertyl was an avid member and past President of the Emporium Garden Club for many years. She was a very gifted, talented and active artist throughout her life. Her love of her children and grandchildren never wavered nor did her energy and zest for life.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth St., Emporium, Pa., at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bruce Burkness officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Emporium Garden Club, PO Box 341, Emporium, PA 15834.
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Published in The Courier Express on Sept. 27, 2016