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R. Marlene (Newman) Emery

June 30, 1932 ~ November 3, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old


            Marlene Emery (nee Newman), 90 years of age, of Cambridge (formerly of Brooklyn Center), Minnesota, passed away on November 3, 2022 in Cambridge, Minnesota.

            Marlene was born on June 30, 1932, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Marvin and Clara Newman. The family moved to Dazey, North Dakota where Marlene attended and graduated from Dazey High School.

            Marlene married James E. Emery on September 23, 1950. Marlene and Jim lived and worked on the family farm in Ashtabula Township, North Dakota for a brief time, moved to Valley City, followed by the Twin Cities, Fargo, Aberdeen, and returned to live in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota in 1971. Marlene raised four children and was a homemaker most of her life, occasionally working outside the home with various companies, including K.W. McKee and Schaper Toys.

            Marlene was preceded in death by her husband, James; her daughter, Marla Ocheltree (Paul); her brother, Everett Newman; her father, Marvin Newman; her mother, Clara Gyberg; and her stepfather, Ole Gyberg.

            Marlene is survived by her sons: Glen Emery, D.J. (Lisa) Emery, and C.J. (Elizabeth) Emery, as well as her son-in-law, Paul Ocheltree. She is survived by many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Marla and Paul’s family: Toni (Eric) Shell, Raegann and Lochlan; Amanda (David) Madison, Rachel, Abigail, and Penelope; Amy (Gavin) Ball, Rockton, Ryker, and Ronan. Glen’s family: Jason (Emily), James, and Allison; Brent (Amanda). D.J. and Lisa’s family: Heidi and son, Brodie; James (Alexandra) and Emmett. C.J. and Elizabeth’s family: Ethan, Rose, and Pierce.

Pallbearers will be: Jason Emery, Brent Emery, David Madison and Bruce Emery

Honorary Pallbearers include: James Emery, Ethan Emery, Pierce Emery, James Dvorak, Gavin Ball, Troy Newman, Russell Emery and Craig Newman

Memorials may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

            Funeral Service 11AM, Monday, November 14, 2022 at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home in Cambridge.  Visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment at Mound Cemetery in Brooklyn Center. 



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November 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home
311 Ashland St S
Cambridge, MN 55008

Funeral Service
November 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home
311 Ashland St S
Cambridge, MN 55008

November 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Mound Cemetery of Brooklyn Center
3515 69th Ave N
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429


Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N, Bethesda MD 20814
Web: http://www.cff.org


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