Mrs. Sadie Marie Emmart, 79, of Paola, died Thursday, February 11, 1982,

at the Miami County Hospital.

  Known as Marie, she was born September 10, 1902, to the late Joseph

Johannes and Sara Jane Mooney Collins Geuy on a farm near Pendleton

in rural Miami County, now known as Henson.

  While very young, her family moved to Osawatomie.  She attended the 

grade school and high school there graduating with the class of 1920.

She took normal teacher training and taught the 1920-1921 school term

at Rose Valley School.

  July 27, 1920, she was married to Edward James Emmart in Osawatomie.

They moved to Paola shortly after their marriage and continued to live here. Mr. Emmart died December 18, 1977.

  For many years Mrs. Emmart kept books for Emmart Battery and Electric.

  She was member of the First Christian Church.  Throughout the years she

served in capacities at the church, including teaching Sunday School, 

deaconess, and was secretary-treasurer of the memorial find.  She was a

member the Miami County Historical Society.

  Others preceded her in death were two grandsons, Ronald and Edward

Emmart and a step-brother Thomas Joshua Collins.

  Surviving are her son, Harold Emmart of Olathe; her daughter, Edith,

wife of Robert Nichols of Paola; a grandson, John Robert Nichols; three

stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother Edgar J. Geuy

of Mountain View, California and a sister, Mrs. Marguirite Sherman of 


  Vivistation was from 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon at the Wilson  & Son

Chapel in Paola.  Services were at 1:30 p.m. today, Monday at the First

Christian Church.  The Rev. Eugene McMahon officiated and sang “In

The Garden” and “How Great Thou Art”.  Organist was Mrs. Sophronia


  Burial was in the Osawatomie Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were

Jimmie Duncan, Harold Bowman, Fred Knoche, Herschel Gunnels, and

Bill Folsom.

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