Emma Ochs

Tuesday, July 5, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Emma M. Ochs, 86, of Perryville died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at her home.

She was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Perryville, daughter of August and Alma Fluegel Weinrich. She and Leroy A. Ochs were married Sept. 26, 1948. He died May 26, 1997.

Ochs worked as a laundry aide at Perry Oaks Manor. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, a 1936 graduate of Perryville High School and a 50-year employee of International Shoe.

Survivors include two sisters, Hilda Willis and Rose Welker, both of Perryville.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.