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Emilie A. Kreisher

Emilie A. Kreisher, 84, of Markle, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 at Markle Health and Rehab. Emilie was a 1957 graduate of East Rock Creek High School. She had worked as a waiter at the Fort Wayne Country Club, in the shoe and fabric department of J.C. Penny’s, and at the Markle Package Liquor store. Emilie enjoyed reading, puzzles and traveling. But most of all she loved to spend time with her family.

Emilie was born on Nov. 3, 1938 in Huntington, the daughter of the late Howard C. and Hazel (Melling) Mason. She was united in marriage to Denis Kreisher on Jan. 4, 1974 in Markle. Her husband preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter: Terri Forst of Huntington; two sons: Alan (Pam) Jackson of Decatur, and Phillip Jackson of Markle; one stepsons: Dennis Kreisher of New Haven; a brother: Jerry Mason of Tacoma, Washington; a sister: Christine Coates of Huntington; ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Jill Wellman; a step son: Gregory Kreisher; five brothers: Neil Jo Mason, Douglas Mason, Brian Mason, Don Mason, and George Mason: and a sister Beatrice Lindley.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday Dec. 20, 2022 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, located at 415 North Lee Street, Markle IN 46770

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21 2022 at 10 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home. Interment will take place at the Markle Cemetery Memorial donations can be made out to Alzheimer’s association or the American Cancer Society in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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