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 Carl Fredrick Ems

Carl Fredrick Ems

Birth
USA
Death 27 Sep 2010 (aged 92)
Borden, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Burial Navilleton, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 62711921 · View Source
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September 27, 2010
Carl F. Ems
92; of Borden
The Jeffersonville News and Tribune Mon Sep 27, 2010, 07:49 PM EDT
A funeral Mass for Carl F. Ems, 92, of Borden, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at St. Mary's Navilleton Catholic Church, 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. He died Monday morning, Sept. 27, 2010.
He farmed with his wife, Edith, and raised acres of strawberries and pumpkins among many crops on one of the first U-pick and no-till farms in the area. He was one of the first land conservation farmers in the region. Carl also was an expert carpenter and homebuilder and helped build St. Mary's Navilleton Parish Hall over 50 years ago. His home and farm were the source of education and experience in good work ethics and loyalty to family and friends for his children and many nieces and nephews. Carl was a long-time member of St. Mary's Navilleton Church, Floyds Knobs. He was born Aug. 9, 1918, in New Salisbury, to the late Jacob and Mary Buechler Ems.
Survivors include sons, Steve Ems and his wife, Evy of Sloatsburg, of New York, Jake Ems and his wife, Susie, and Ted Ems and his wife, Denise, all of Floyds Knobs; daughters, Carol McMillin and her husband, Bobby, of Fredericksburg, Linda Jones and her husband, Jim, and Dotti Whitaker, all of Georgetown, and Cindy Ems Mills and her husband, Duke Mills, of Borden; 23 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith M. Smith Ems, and his daughter, Sharon Ems Thomas.


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  • Created by: Ernie Chapman
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Fredrick Ems (9 Aug 1918–27 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711921, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Navilleton, Floyd County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Ernie Chapman (contributor 47044671) .