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Lucille Emerson

Lucille Emerson
Lucille Emerson
- September 7, 2017

Lucille Emerson, age 94, of Philip, South Dakota, died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 10 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 11 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip with Father Gary Oreshoski as celebrant.

Interment will be at the Masonic Cemetery.

Lucille Catherine Emerson age 94 was born to Harry and Leaona (Fargen) Parsley in Flandreau, South Dakota. She attended grade school in the country and graduated from Egan High School in 1942. She went to Madison Teachers College for two years.

Lucille was united in marriage to Keith Emerson on September 16, 1947 in Brookings, South Dakota. They made their home on the Emerson ranch north of Philip.

Lucille was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart Alter Society. She graduated from Black Hills State University in 1972 and taught in the Haakon County school system from 1967 to 1987. She was also a life time member of the South Dakota Teachers Association. Her hobbies included painting, reading, and dancing.

Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Keith Emerson of Philip; sons, Greg (Kathy) Emerson of Powell, Wyoming and Mark (Terry) Emerson of Pierre; a daughter, Debbie (Duane) Fitzgerald of Pierre; 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ralph, Wayne, Paul, and John Parsley; sister, Mary Rosheim; step-sisters, Mary Jane and Patricia “Patty”; daughter, Ann Reinsch; and great-granddaughter Katelyn Oberg.

Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.



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