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Saturday, May 7th, 2011
James Emans
James E. Emans, 62, Celina, died at 10:44 p.m. May 4, 2011, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born Jan. 11, 1949, in Celina to Ellsworth and Doris Winter Emans. His mother is deceased; his father survives in Celina. On Sept. 11, 1969, he married Eva Cardosa, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Timothy (Amanda) Emans, Botkins, and Nicholas (Laura) Emans, Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Amanda Emans, Celina; two sisters, Kathleen (Jerry) Bruggeman, Celina, and Mary (William) Wehrman, Sidney; a brother in-law, Jim (Sharon) Fischer, Celina; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Also deceased is a sister, Carolyn Fischer.
He worked at the former Mersman Tables in Celina for 15 years and at Thunderbird Products in Decatur, Ind., for 20 years. He was a member of Celina First Church of God.
Private funeral service were held May 6, 2011, at W.H. Dick & Sons Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Bruce Strine officiating. Burial was at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Memorials may be made to Community Health Professionals Hospice of Celina.
Online condolences may be made at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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