Sherry L. Emerson
Sherry L. Emerson, 81, of Camanche, passed away, Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Eagle Point Health Care Center.

Funeral Services will be 11:00am, Monday, January 13, 2020, at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church - Camanche. Visitation will be from 9:00am to the service time at the church on Monday. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Private Family burial will be on Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery. The Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family; online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at

Sherry Lee Gisel was born on December 8, 1938 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Gayle and Arawana (Larson) Gisel. She was a graduate of Tipton High School and attended AIC in Davenport. She married Ronald Emerson on July 25, 1959 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.

Sherry was the head teller/cashier at the Iowa State Savings Bank and the Camanche State Bank for many years. She was a member of the St. Mark's United Methodist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir, the Camanche Historical Society, the Red Hat Ladies, the Clinton Women's Club, and Eastern Star.

Sherry is survived by her husband: Ron of Clinton; three children: Barry (Rhonda) Emerson of Grand Mound, Iowa; Timothy (Judy) Emerson of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Machelle (Daniel) Dungy of Flower Mound, Texas; 7 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter: Palmer; her brother: Richard (Diana) Gisel of Mission, Texas; her sister: Mary Ann (Bruce) Harden of Spencer, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials can be made to St. Mark's United Methodist Church.
Published on January 10, 2020


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Barb Hatherill
Jan 13, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Sherry was such a sweet wonderful woman. She will be missed

Barb (Bengtson) and Mike Hatherill
Curt and Bev Smith
Jan 13, 2020
So sorry to here of Sherry's passing. Our sincere condolences to Ron and the family.
Kay (Dreibelbeis) Botota
Jan 11, 2020
Tim- I was sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. May God embrace you & your family during this difficult time.
Karen Carlsen
Jan 11, 2020
My sincere sympathy Ron and family. My prayers are with you!
Dr. Rick N. Reed
Jan 11, 2020
My most sincere condolences to Sherry’s entire family and all who were blessed to have known her. Sherry had a lasting positive and loving impact on all who knew her. Sherry will be forever missed and never forgotten. May God comfort all in Sherry’s passing.
Don Olsen
Jan 11, 2020
Our deepest sympathies Ron to you and your family.

Don and Patrick Olsen
Olsen Financial
Richard Stuhlman
Jan 10, 2020
So sorry for your families loss. She will surely be missed by a lot of her good friends . May she Rest In Peace and give her family comfort knowing she is in a better place without pain. God bless you all .