Emma I. Butler

March 23, 1923 - July 01, 2018

Emma I. Butler of Cadillac passed away Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at her home. She was 95.

Mrs. Butler was born March 23, 1923 in Cadillac, Michigan to John and Sophie (Erickson) Peterson. On April 27, 1947 in Cadillac she married Vern Butler and he preceded her in death on January 10, 1995.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Cadillac and enjoyed going to plays, concerts, garage sales and car rides.

She is survived by her children: Shirley (Bruce) Sewell, Larry (Vickie) Butler, Sue Gill all of Cadillac, Jan (Norm) Warren of Greenfield, Indiana; five grandchildren; seven step grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son Keith Butler in 1951; a step-daughters, Diane Soik and Brenda Platz; brothers: Ernie, John, Carl and Arvid Peterson and a sister, Esther Carpenter.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Reverend Scott Torkko officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.

A special thanks to Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital nurses and Munson Hospice especially Angie and Jennifer.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wexford County Animal Shelter. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

ELSIE MOORE - Jul 3rd, 2018 9:25 am

"I have long missed Emma at Zion. She and Mary Lou Watson would regularly be seated in same pew each Sunday. My heart goes out to Larry, Vicki , Ryan and all the family. Peace and blessings."

Dorothy Tribley - Jul 5th, 2018 5:47 pm

"To the family of Emma Butler... I am so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace as I continue to pray for you, the family, that God will heal your broken hearts and carry you through this time of grief. "

PLT - Jul 16th, 2018 10:45 am

"I’m sorry for your loss. May the God of Comfort you at this difficult time in your life. 2COR 1:3,4 PLT "

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