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Emma H. Carpenter

April 24, 1931 August 24, 2020
Emma H. Carpenter
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EMMA H. CARPENTER, 89, of Morrison, IL, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 24, 2020.

A private family visitation and funeral will be held at Bosma Renkes Funeral Home, Morrison. Interment will be held at Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison.

Emma was born April 24, 1931 at home, to August and Augusta Dhaemers. She was educated in rural Henry County schools. On May 24, 1958 she married Robert Carpenter who died May 8, 1992. She was a homemaker. Emma enjoyed feeding bread to her birds and squirrels, sewing, growing flowers, and working in her yard. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her best friend and daughter Sally, her grandkids and great-grandkids and her special dog, Kyara.

Survivors include one daughter, Sally (Tom) Kennedy of Morrison; five grandchildren, Amanda (Brian) Houzenga, Corey (Ashley) Kennedy, Jeffery Shepard Jr., Jacob Shepard and Megan Shepard; six great-grandchildren, Caleb and Dylan Houzenga, Anna and Willard Kennedy, Willow Shepard and Marlee Stone.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; one daughter, Barbara Shepard.

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