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Emma Lou Elkie

October 23, 1936 — January 22, 2023


Emma Lou Elkie, 86, of Hillman passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023, at home.


Emma Lou Ferguson was born October 23, 1936, in Hillman to the late Ralph and Emily (Sumerix) Ferguson. In April 1999, she married James Elkie. Emma was a member of Hillman United Methodist Church and enjoyed baking, crocheting, and knitting.


Surviving are her husband, James; two sons, Randy (Kelley) McKay, Tim (Sarah) McKay; step children, Sheryl (Glenn) Pokorzynski, Steve (Kim) Elkie; nine grandchildren, Ryann (Geoff) Cook, Rachel McKay, Sean (Jaimee) McKay, Kyle McKay, Scott (Ami) Elkie, Joshua (Amanda) Herbert, Jordan (Meagan) Herbert, Jessica (James) Stanton, Sheldon (Rachel) Elkie; 21 great grandchildren; brothers, Arnold Ferguson and Ronald (Ada) Ferguson.


Emma was preceded in death by her sister, Bonnie Elkie; and sister-in-law, Betty Ferguson.


A graveside service will take place Friday, May 12, 2023, at Hillman Rust Twp. Cemetery at 2 p.m. with Pastor Duane Lindsey officiating. Arrangements have been made by the Bannan Funeral Home.


Interment: Hillman Rust Township Cemetery


Memorials: Hillman United Methodist Church

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Friday, May 12, 2023

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N Co Rd 459, MI 49746

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