SALT LAKE CITY — Joe Emerson, 78, passed away April 17, 2012 of COPD.
Emerson was born on Jan. 25, 1934 in Springfield, Mo. to Wilbert and Claire Emerson. He was a Knight of Columbus and active in Saint Martin de Porres Parish.
Emerson is preceded in death by his first wife and parents.
Emerson is survived by his wife, Evelyn; son William; one grandson and two great-grandsons.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at Saint Martin de Porres Parish.