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Thomas "Tom" Emahiser

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“Matt is friends with my kids and our family is saddened by the passing of his father. We pray for your family in this difficult time. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Amy Graff - Waterville, OH

“Though we were miles apart as adults, you were always in my heart dear cousin. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Koralewski - Escondido, CA

“I always thought of him as a brother. He always lit up a room with his charm and witt. You will be missed my brother !! You are now my HERO..!! ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Fran & Jack Coleman,Sr. - CA

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Tom was a person who could make you laugh. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda (Hess) krukowski Monclova

“Deepest sympathy for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, the Hayes Family ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Marianne Hayes - West Bend, WI

“I had the good fortune of being of being in several classes with Tom.The classes I remember most are those Radio Production and Dramatics classes we...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Gilbert - Monroe , MI

“We are so sorry for your loss. My children are friends with Matt, but I knew Tom from Kroger. Tom was such a nice man. He will be missed greatly, by...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kristal Myers and Family - OH

“We are ever so sorry for you're lose, know you are in our thoughts and prayers. All our Love, Chrystal and Family ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Chrystal Dart-Greer and Family - OH


Thomas "Tom" Leroy Emahiser, 68, of Waterville, OH died December 23, 2012 at The University of Michigan Hospital. He was born July 18, 1944 in Toledo, OH to Donald and Rita (Wotring) Emahiser.

Tom was a member of Waterville United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a salesman selling steel, boats, and computer products. He was very involved in his children's lives and served as a football coach for several years. He loved the water and spent many years boating on Lake Erie. He loved to make people laugh. After his heart transplant he enjoyed mentoring other transplant patients. His family is very grateful to his heart donor for giving us an extra 8 years of life.

He married Anna (Scheub) November 26, 1999. She survives along with children, Rob Emahiser, Don (Marcie) Emahiser and Jeni (James) Anderson all of Goshen, IN, Alaina Hem and Matthew Emahiser both of Waterville, OH, Jeff Bennett of Virginia and Mark (Toni) Bennett of Toledo, OH, grandchildren, Lexi and Ethan Emahiser and Alyah and Noah Anderson, and siblings, Craig (Theresa) Emahiser, Sheryle (David) Fielding, Kim Jones, Kelly Turley and Kevin (Jackie) Emahiser. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tommy.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Waterville United Methodist Church, Waterville, OH. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Grand Rapids, OH. Memorial contributions can be given to the church or to Donate Life Ohio. Please visit www.peinertfuneralhome.com to leave a memory.

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