Susan Emmett

Funeral Services for Susan Emmett, 61, were held at 1:30 p.m. April 16, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction. Burial was in the Junction Township Cemetery, Grand Junction. Friends called at the Slininger- Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson on Tuesday after 2:00 p.m., with family members present from 6-8:00 p.m.
Words of comfort were spoken by Pastor Steve Ransom, of First United Methodist Church of Grand Junction, and the Rev. Robert D. Cook of Des Moines, Iowa. Casket Bearers were Joe McCarty, John Mathias, Jeff Frantz, Dale Miller, David Fatka, and Mike Schmit.  Honorary Bearers were: Jean Brabbs, Marilyn Mathias, Don Claman, Karol Freund, Ron Clopton, Trish Coleman, and Diane McCarty. The organist was Mr. Carson Griffith, and organ solos were “The Old Rugged Cross” and “How Great Thou Art”.  The congregation joined together in singing the hymn, “In the Garden”.
Susan Anne (Munson) Emmett was born December 9, 1946 in Jefferson, Iowa, the daughter of Willis and Naomi (Weems) Munson. Susan graduated from East Greene High School, Glass of 1965. Upon graduation Susan worked for the Globe Free Press in Grand Junction, Iowa. Later, Susan worked for 22 years, until her retirement with NC+ Hybrids.
Susan was married to Wayne Emmett on November 19, 1967 at Rippey United Methodist Church.  They are the parents of one daughter, JoDee (Emmett) Hoffman. Susan enjoyed working with her church, hosting numerous social events and camping.
Susan belonged to many organizations, including the Red Hat Society, El Carim, United Methodist Women, and Grand Junction Lions Club.
Susan died on April 12, 2008 at her home in Grand Junction. Preceding her in death were her parents, Willis and Naomi Munson. She is survived by her husband, Wayne of Grand Junction, daughter and son-in-law, JoDee and Richie Hoffman of McKinney, Texas, brother and sister-in-law, John and Cindy Munson of Polk City, Iowa, along with numerous relatives and friends.
Memorial contributions were to be made in Susan’s name and directed to her family.