Marion Emerson

July 9, 1924- Nov. 26, 2017

Marion Emerson, 93,

Minot, died Sunday, No-

vember 26, 2017, in a

Minot nursing home.

Marion was born July 9,

1924, in Wabek, ND to

Herman and Martha (Ul-

ledahl) Nyquist. She spent

her younger years and at-

tended school in Wabek.

Marion was united in

marriage to William Emer-

son on August 10, 1942,

in Sidney, Montana. They

made their first home on

the farm near Ryder, ND

where they raised small

grains and dairy cattle.

They moved to Minot in


Her loving family in-

cludes: her children, Wil-

liam ‘Sonny’ Emerson,

Surrey, ND, Karen (Tom)

Krebsbach, Max, ND and

Judy (Roger) Behm,

Minot; grandchildren,

Charles Kirk, Minot, Ker-

rie (Darryle) Jones, Alaba-

ma, Jeff Emerson, Surrey,

ND, Matt (Alicia) Emer-

son, Bismarck, ND, Chris

(Denise) Krebsbach, Max,

ND, Robby Krebsbach,

Minot, ND, Jennifer Emer-

son, Washington, Steve

(Isabelle)Behm, Minneso-

ta, Nick (Angie) Behm, Il-

linois and Michelle Behm,

California; 20

great-grandchildren along

with numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Marion was preceded

in death by: her parents,

husband, William, sisters,

Myrtle Haugen and Cora

Wilcox, a niece, Dorothy

Johnson and an infant

great grandson and many


Funeral Service: 2:00

p.m. Saturday, December

2, 2017 at Our Redeemer’s

Church, Minot, ND

Interment: Sunset

Memorial Gardens, Minot.

Visitation: Friday, De-

cember 1, 2017 from 3:00

p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the

Thomas Family Funeral

Home, Minot.

Memorials are pre-

ferred to St. Jude’s

Children’s Hospital and

Prairie Grit Adaptive

Sports in Minot.

Those wanting to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories and

condolences are invited to

use the expressions of

sympathy section at