403 Forbidden


nginx
Frances Emerson

Frances A. Emerson (Bergheger)

Saturday, December 13th, 1930 - Friday, May 24th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Frances Emerson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Frances Emerson with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Frances A. Emerson, age 88, of Highland, died at 2:35 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Faith Care Center in Highland.

She was born December 13, 1930 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Christine (Duever) Bergheger. She married William Edward Emerson April 9, 1949. He preceded her in death November 28, 2007.

She is survived by her four children:

Debbie Greeves of Highland, IL, Steven (Carmen) Emerson of Edwardsville, IL,
William Emerson of Murphysboro, IL and Karen (Dean) Barker of Brookville, OH.

Frances was very proud of her family, including her 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Louis Bergheger and Leonard Bergheger; and one sister, Anne Eblen.

Frances will be remembered as a doting wife, mother and grandmother. She had a zest for life, loved a good joke and spending time with her family and friends. She also found great pleasure going to bingo with her friend, John Barker; and playing scrabble with her friend, Sharon Fink.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland, followed by a funeral mass of resurrection. Burial will follow in Robinson Cemetery in Pocahontas, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to VITAS Hospice.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Frances A. Emerson (Bergheger), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Paul Catholic Church
    Address
    1412 9th St.
    HIGHLAND, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Paul Catholic Church
    Address
    1412 9th St.
    HIGHLAND, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Frances here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album