December 13, 2018

Robert Emerson

Died March 17, 2017


Robert Emerson, 80, of Mio passed away March 17, 2017.

Robert was born in Detroit on Aug. 12, 1936, a son of the late E. Pauline (Doolittle) and Angus Emerson. Bob married Nancy Lee Algeo on Dec. 29, 1956. They were married for 55 years before she preceded him in death in 2011. Bob enjoyed his family, taking care of his pond and landscaping his property. He was a businessman, owning and operating a variety of businesses over the years. The last business venture he and his wife Nancy worked together on was Emerson Sales in Mio between 1972-1990. Bob was one of the founders of AuSable Valley Trail Groomers. He was also a lifetime member of the Free and Accepted Masons of Walled Lake.

He is survived by his children, Kelly (Terry) Vandecar of Grayling and Robert “Bruce” (Pamela) Emerson of Fowlerville; grandchildren, Amy (Steve) Torres, Heather Vandecar, Leslie Emerson, Amber Emerson and Rebecca (Kim) E-Panther; and great-grandsons, Owen Carney and Liam Mellor.

There will be no public services. Condolences may be sent to Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.


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