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Marcia Emery

November 20, 1961 — December 8, 2021

Marcia Emery

Marcia Ann Emery, 60, of Traverse City, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.  She was born on November 20, 1961 in Charlevoix, MI, the daughter of James McCann Sr. and Elizabeth Wabanimkee.

After high school, Marcia earned her certification as an executive secretary.  Over the years, Marcia did clerical work for several different companies.  She also babysat for many families throughout the years all while taking care of her own children.

Marcia enjoyed perusing yard sales and antique shop aisles, and shopping. More recently in life, Marcia enjoyed visiting casinos.  The highlight of her life was her children and grandchildren; she soaked up every minute she could spend with them.

On February 7, 1982, in Chicago, Marcia married Corvin Emery, who survives.  Also surviving are her four children, Nicolette Emery of Traverse City, Michael Emery of MI, Jessica Emery of Traverse City, and Robert (Alicia) Emery of Traverse City; two step-sons, Corvin Emery Jr. of WI and Anthony Emery of WI; her mother, Elizabeth (Harvey) Yates of Williamsburg; eight grandchildren, Isabel Witteveen, Jason Witteveen Jr., Andrew Witteveen, Landen Emery, Gabriel Shananaquet, Payton Emery, Andrea Emery, and Ryan Ciolk; her Aunt Julie (Mark) Tanner of Alanson; and her Uncle David Wabinimkee of Peshabestown.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Kewadin Indian Mission Church Hall in Kewadin.  Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m.  A luncheon will be served after the funeral service.

Arrangements are in the care of the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Please sign her online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com

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