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Barbara J. Emmons

Barbara J. Emmons

December 26, 2015

Barbara J. Emmons, 74, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; formerly of Columbus, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.  Barb was born March 8, 1941, to Harris and Beatrice Moen in Chicago, Illinois.

Barb was retired after working for many years in the medical services field in Columbus, Indiana.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved crafts, crocheting, ceramics and strawberry sundaes.  She and her late husband were members of the Moose Lodge in Columbus, Indiana.

She is survived by three of her children, Joe Emmons of Batesville, IN, Janice Emmons of Eau Claire, WI, Lori (Kenneth) Tassone of Hebron, IL; her daughter-in law, Kerry Emmons; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, her brother Roger Moen and many nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Emmons; her father, Harris Moen; her mother, Beatrice Moen; her son, David Emmons; her granddaughter, Meagan Tassone; and her grandson, Joshua Neal. 

She was loved and appreciated by so many for her quick wit and her ability to just “tell it like it is” . . . she will be sorely missed. 

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Altoona is assisting with local arrangements and Meyer’s Reed Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus, Indiana will hold the Memorial Service on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Visitation begins at 12:30 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 1:00 and inurnment at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery in Columbus, Indiana, immediately following the service.  A memorial luncheon will be held at the Moose Lodge in Columbus, Indiana at 2:30 p.m.



12:30 - 1 p.m. at Meyer’s Reed Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus, Indiana.


1 p.m. at Meyer’s Reed Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus, Indiana.

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