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Joan R. Emerson

January 28, 1929 February 7, 2012
Joan R. Emerson
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Joan R. Emerson, 83, resident of Luck, WI died Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at the United Pioneer Home.

Joan was born January 28, 1929 in Minneapolis to Clifton and Marjorie Dickerson. In 1948 she married “Bruce” - Eugene Emerson and lived in Circle Pines, MN for a few years. She worked most of her life as a quilt seamstress and owned her own quilt shop in downtown Luck.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Bruce”; grandson, H.J. Martin; great-grandchildren, Brandon Martin and Travis Martin.

She is survived by her son, Russell Emerson; daughter, Wendy Martin; grandchildren, Julie Emerson, Nicholas Emerson, Madeline Emerson, Michael Martin, Stephanie (Halver) Halverson; great-grandchildren, Alex Martin and Lance Martin.

Memorial services will be held at the First Lutheran Church in Cushing, WI on Saturday, February 11, 2012 – visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dorothy Sandahl officiating.
Refer to the following websites to leave online condolences or call Bruce Rowe at 715-472-2444 for additional information.
Rowe Funeral Home of Luck,, and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown,, have been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
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