Marie Emerson Hahn, 88, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Monday, May 23, 2005, at Cape Girardeau.
Born Nov. 13, 1916, at Cedar Hill, Mo., a daughter of the late Frederick Wilhelm Gottlieb "Bill" and Mary Elizabeth Dieckmann Reinemer, she taught school at Hillsboro, Mo.
She married John Hahn, who preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Alice Dietrich; one son, U.S. Rep. N. William "Bill" Emerson; and one sister, Alice Dietrich.
Survivors include four granddaughters, Victoria Emerson Barnes, of Arlington, Va., Katharine Emerson, Washington, D.C., Elizabeth Emerson Leger, Great Falls, Va. and Abigail Emerson Gilhooley of Chatham, Mass.; two great-grandchildren, Will Leger and Maggie Gilhooley; three step-children, Raymond Hahn of Park Hills, Mo., Mary Rae Wolcott of Huntington, Texas and Francine Albright of Bayou Vista, Texas; six step-grandchildren, John Wayne, Billy, Cathy, Jerry Lynn, Julie and Louis; and daughter-in-law, U.S. Rep. Joe Ann Emerson of Cape Girardeau.
She was a member of Viburnum Garden Club, O.E.S. Cape Rock Chapter 60, WMU at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, Cape Republican Women and First Baptist Church at Cape Girardeau.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home in DeSoto, Mo., with the Rev. Dr. Bruce Levine officiating.
Burial was in Hillsboro Cemetery at Hillsboro, Mo.
The family suggests members to the Lutheran Home, 2825 Bloomfield Rd., Cape Girardeau, Mo. 63701.