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Phillip A. ‘Lumpy’ Emm



STREATOR — Phillip A. “Lumpy” Emm, 65, of Streator, passed away Friday, April 13, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Funeral services for Phillip Emm will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Elias Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in Riverview Cemetery.

Born March 9, 1953, in Streator, he was the son of Norman and Goldie (Robinson) Emm. He married Kay Elizabeth Norris on Sept. 15, 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Kay, of Streator; daughter, Erin (DJ) Marconi, of Streator; granddaughter, Macie Marconi, of Streator; siblings, Larry (Patsy) Emm, of Streator, and Linda Rapson, of Oglesby; brothers-in-law, Jack Berckemeyer, of Colorado, and Robert Wright, of Streator; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Donald Emm, Charlotte Michael, Karen Shepard, Sharon Berckemeyer, Patricia Goodrich and Norma Wright.

Lumpy graduated from Streator High School in 1972 and attended Texas A & I University.

He was a machine operator at Thatchers Glass Manufacturing in Streator and Owens-Illinois in Chicago Heights. He also tended bar at Omar’s Tap in Streator.

Memorials may be directed to his family.

You can sign the guest book for Lumpy at

Elias Funeral Home

208 N. Park St., Streator, IL 61364


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