Steven Lane Emerson

Steven Lane Emerson, 62, died Aug. 26, 2013, in Phoenix, Ariz., after a long illness.

Steven was born on Feb. 6, 1951, in Waukesha. He was raised in Shawano, attending Shawano elementary, junior high, and senior high schools. He served in Vietnam with the USMC in 1969 and 1970. He was employed in the Milwaukee and Fond du Lac areas. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Steven is survived by his parents, John and Joan Emerson, of Shawano; his five children, Samuel (Julie), of Milwaukee, Jessica (Evan) Emerson-Buehler, of Seattle, Wash., Dylan (Samantha) Emerson, of Dayton, Nev., Rory Emerson, of Illinois, and Joseph Emerson, of Florida; his eight grandchildren, Jack Pat, Simon, Jackson, Oscar, Mary, Emily, Miranda, LillyBelle; two brothers, John (Beverly), of Old Town, Maine, and Michael (Marty), of Shawano; and a sister, Lynn Emerson, of Shawano.

Steven was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick Dwayne Emerson, of Shawano.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.