Thursday, September 29th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Elsworth "Red" Emans
  Elsworth J. "Red" Emans, 89, Celina, died at 12:46 a.m. Sept. 28, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Mendon, to Austin Oliver and Mae Zillah Rhoades Emans. On Aug. 19, 1944, he married Doris I. Winter, who died March 27, 2004.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathy (Jerry) Bruggeman, Celina, and Mary (Bill) Wehrman, Sidney; a brother, Dallas (Carolyn) Emans, Celina; son-in-law, Jim (Sharon) Fischer, Celina; daughter-in-law, Eva Emans, Celina; sister-in-law, Myrna Glass, St. Marys; half sister-in-law, Adele (Larry) Smelser, Celina; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Carolyn Fischer; a son, James Emans; three infant children; a brother, Clinton Emans; and a sister, Mary Kathleen Emans.
He attended Celina High School and was a member of Celina First Church of God and its dart ball team. He had served as church custodian.
He worked at Mersman Brothers, Celina Theater and was a carpenter. He and his wife were owners of DEE Ceramics.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Revs. Bruce Strine and Richard Van Horn officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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