Carl Michael Emmerd

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Carl Michael Emmerd

June 30, 1947 - February 07, 2019

Carl Michael Emmerd Carl M. "Mike" Emmerd, 71, of Mexico passed away peacefully at 8:17 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at his residence.
Born on June 30, 1947 in Logansport, he was the son of the late Donald Emmerd and Martha Reeser.
He was a 1965 Logansport High School graduate.
Mike was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam as a combat engineer.
On Sept. 4, 2010 he married Lora Gray, who survives.
Mike was a retired railroader. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and playing cards. Mike was also passionate about spending time with family and friends where he was known to most as "Papa" and living life his way.
Survivors include his wife, Lora Emmerd of Mexico; children, Michael Shane (Melinda) Emmerd of Mahomet, Illinois; Glenn Cunningham of Peru; Kristee Ulerick of Kentucky; Fawnia Emmerd of Logansport; and Jennifer Holcomb of Logansport; and nine grandchildren: Haley, Ryan, Cayla, Tyler, Robert, Thomas, Austin (Lauren), Lexi and Hunter. He is also survived by his beloved dog, Heidi.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Bunnie Lou Emmerd, and sisters Brenda and Judy.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel & Crematory with Full Military Rites performed at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Freedom Hunt where donations may be made online at www.freedomhunt.com.
Please sign Mike's online guestbook or leave a condolence for the family www.ransfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 8, 2019
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KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY
Feb 11, 2019
ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED COMRADE.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.SINCERELY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA STATE CHAPLAIN KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY
gary marrs
Feb 09, 2019
it was a pleasure to talk and meet you mike you were a very happy man. god bless you and your family....run free my friend!!!!!!
JD Daniels Ray
Feb 09, 2019
Mike and I grew up together on College Hill. He was in my class from first grade on, and good buddies with my brother Fred. Met his first wife at the restaurant my dad and uncle owned. Mike was a great guy!!!
Nikki(Morten) Lake
Feb 08, 2019
I’m sorry for your loss, he was a great guy. He will be truly missed.