Stanley Eugene Emans, age 94, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the EverHeart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.
He was born December 9, 1927, in Celina, to Harry S. & Luella (Selanders) Emans.
Stanley married Janet Lee Trisel on January 27, 1951. She preceded him in death January 31, 2020. Their 6 children survive: Candace K. Miller of Shelbyville, Indiana, Debby (Tom) Cummins of Celina, Tina A. (Craig) Lindsay of Mankato, Minnesota, Gary E. (Mary) Emans of Payne, Linda L. Lloyd of Celina, and Lisa R. (Ron) Searight of Rockford, along with their 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
Also surviving are Janet's brothers & sisters: Marty (Karen) Trisel of Ohio City, Ben (Mollie) Trisel of Celina, Mary Ann (Eldon) Fisher of Mendon, Linda B. (George) Swygart of Mendon, Max Trisel of Montpelier, Danny Trisel of Van Wert, and Lynn A. Trisel of Mendon.
Stanley was the last surviving sibling of his family, preceded in death by 6 brothers & sisters: Cleo (Sylvester) Moorman, Helen (Anton) Schlueter, Raymond (Marjorie) Emans, Alfred (Marilyn) Emans, Rhonda (Roger) Eitzman, and Pat (Homer) Rice, a sister-in-law: Vickie Trisel, parents-in-law: Herman Floyd Trisel and Mary Elizabeth Bennett Trisel Snyder, and step-father-in-law: Wayne Snyder.
He had attended Mendon-Union Schools, and served with the U.S. Army at the end of World War II. Stanley had worked at the General Electric Evendale Plant. He retired from Speicher Brothers after more than 20 years of employment as a welder and repairman, then later worked at Thieman Tailgates.
He had been a member of the former Mendon Masonic Lodge #586, then Rockford Shanes Lodge #377. As hobbies, Stanley enjoyed woodworking and antiques. He also liked hunting for rocks to polish, and collecting fossils.
Private Services are planned to be held for the immediately family, with Pastor Randy Christian, officiating. Burial will take place at Mendon Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville 45331.
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