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Kary W. McEmery: 1959-2018


MARSEILLES — Kary W. McEmery, 58, of Marseilles, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Seals-Campbell Funeral Home with the Rev. Tracy Johnson officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Kary was born June 29, 1959, in Peru, to Albert and Edith Maxine (Collard) McEmery. On Sept. 18, 1982, he married Leesa Caffee, of Ottawa, who survives.
He was employed by Local 11 Roofer’s Union, was a member of Sandy Ford Sportsman’s Club and Marseilles Muzzle Loading Association, and active in Labor of Love. He was always available to help any family or friends who called for help.
Kary is survived by his wife, Leesa; two daughters, Leslie (Keith) Fessler and Malorie (Zachary) Kueteman, both of Ottawa; three sons, Kary W. (Andrea) McEmery Jr., of Nashua, N.H., Lucas (Megan) McEmery, of Chicago, and Timothy (Jean) McEmery, of Marseilles; his mother, Edith Maxine McEmery, of Marseilles; four grandchildren, Landyn McEmery, Noah Ahrens, Liam Ahrens and Maxx Fessler, plus Jameson Kueteman, who is due in May; three sisters, Kathy (Roy) Delagarza, of Channahon, Karen (Ron) Leiteritz, of Ottawa, and Krista (Mike) Casey, of Washington State; and one brother, Michael (Dawn) McEmery, of Marseilles.
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert; his stepmother, Sandra McEmery; and his brother, Bruce McEmery.

Seals-Campbell Funeral Home
1009 E. Bluff St., Marseilles, IL 61341

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