William “Stuart” Emig

January 3, 1943 - March 14, 2022

William “Stuart” Emig

January 3, 1943 - March 14, 2022

Stuart Emig, age 79, passed away peacefully on  Monday, March 14, 2022,  at Mountain Meadows Senior Living in Leavenworth, WA from an extended illness. He was a kind-hearted, gentle man who extended his friendship everywhere he went and always made people smile. Stuart was quick with the jokes and seemed to have one for every topic of conversation. You always got his complete attention in discussions, and he was very interested in what you had to say. He was loved by many.

Stuart was one of identical twins born on January 3, 1943, in Seattle, WA, along with brother Stanley, to John and Marie Emig of Leavenworth, WA. He grew up in Leavenworth and graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1961. He attended the University of Washington and graduated from Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. He went on to earn a master’s degree in education. Stuart also obtained certification as an Information and Referral Service Specialist.

He worked at the Community Cupboard in Leavenworth for many years and was actively involved with Upper Valley MEND, the Salvation Army, DECA Chapter, and New Life Foursquare Church. He committed his life to serving others.

Stuart is survived by his older brother Stephen and Judith (Bullen) Emig, Spokane, WA;   nephew John and Dora (Ashworth) Emig, Napa, CA and their children Sarah Emig, Los Angeles, CA and Nicholas Emig, Cincinnati, OH; niece Kristyn (Emig) and Darrin Kuhn and children Addison and Zachary, Spokane, WA; nephew Alex Emig, Kennewick, WA;  plus, several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Marie (Wegner) Emig, Leavenworth, WA. and his brother Stanley and wife Loyce (Wheeler) Emig, Kennewick, WA. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 11 at the New Life Church, 7591 US Hwy. 97, Peshastin, WA at 11:00 a.m.  

 

 

 

 

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