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EMIG RALPH 91, of South Lyon, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2012. Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Dorothy, and his five children: Tom (Diane) Emig, Nancy (Phil) LaDuke, Mary (Don) Nelson, Joyce (Mike) Areddy, and Paul (Angie) Emig. He was also the proud grandpa of 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Ralph taught math and engineering at Lawrence Tech University for 10 years before going on to become a respected automotive engineer at GM for more than 30 years. He was an avid tennis player, and he loved spending his summer days at their cottage in Stoney Point, Ontario. He was always the happiest when surrounded by his family. He will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him for his gentle spirit, his humble disposition, his endless patience, and his huge heart. Visitation for Mr. Emig will be held on March 11, Sunday, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Online guestbook

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Margaret 03/10/2012

Condolences to the friends and families of Mr. Ralph Emig, may all the wonderful memories stay close to your hearts and minds. May you have the love and support that is greatly needed at this time and know that our Heavenly Father is healing the brokenhearted and binding up their painful spots.- Psalm 147:3


My condolences go to the family and friends. I hope that Daniel 12:2 bring you much comfort during this difficult time.

Ralph Soboslay03/19/2012

Dear Emig Family, Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. Mr. Emig was such a great man and he will truly be missed. I can think of all the times out at the cottage visiting, boating, water skiing, etc. He was always so kind and generous to me. His life made an impact on mine. Praying that all your memories of him will be of what a wonderful man he was. With Sympathy and Love, Ralph & Tammy Soboslay

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