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Emma E. Badder

May 7, 1918 May 31, 2019
Emma E. Badder
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Emma E. Badder (Schaefer) of Midland, Michigan died peacefully Friday evening, May 31, 2019 at Stratford Pines of Midland surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 7,1918 in Midland. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Karin (Eksten) Schaefer. Emma graduated from Midland High School in 1933 and Central Michigan University, School of Education where she received both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She taught school for over 30 years beginning in Larkin Township and then the majority of her years in the Bullock Creek School System of which her career had been distinguished and she was much loved. In addition to her teaching, Emma had a love for reading, gardening, puzzles, traveling and continually learning new things!! She was the loving wife of Charles Badder for 67 years who preceded her in death in 2007. Her greatest love and devotion was to her Family and her Faith.
Emma is survived by her three daughters: Karen (Joseph) Ciocca of Huntington, New York; Kathleen (Bertel) Seberg of Arnold, Maryland; and Louise Bergdahl of Midland, Michigan. She also had six grandchildren: Christopher (Lauren) Ciocca of N. Marshfield, Massachusetts; Elizabeth (Zackary) Friedman of Westwood, Massachusetts; Kerrie (Peter) Lalli of Huntersville, North Carolina; Jenny (Joseph) Moore of Millersville, Maryland; Kristina (Nick) Martel of Tucson, Arizona; and Alex (Megan) Bergdahl of Seattle, Washington. She also had seven greatgrandchildren: Grace, Joseph, and Garrett Ciocca of N. Marshfield, Massachusetts; Isla and Clara Friedman of Westwood, Massachusetts; Dylan and Anna Moore of Millersville, Maryland.
Emma’s family will receive family and friends at Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 West Wheeler Street in Midland, Michigan on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. and with a funeral service at St. John's Lutheran Church 505 Carpenter St. Midland, Michigan on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. John's Lutheran Church in Midland, Michigan; The Bullock Creek Schools Scholarship Fund in Midland, Michigan or the charity of their choice. If you are unable to visit with the family in person, please send your condolences through wswfh.com.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Stratford Pines who surrounded Emma with such excellent care and love throughout her stay there.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Jun

4:00 PM 6/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

8

Jun

10:00 AM 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

505 E Carpenter St,
Midland, MI 48640

St. John's Lutheran Church
505 E Carpenter St, Midland 48640 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Jun

11:00 AM 6/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

505 E Carpenter St,
Midland, MI 48640

St. John's Lutheran Church
505 E Carpenter St, Midland 48640 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lee Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

724 S 9 Mile Rd
Midland , MI 48640

724 S 9 Mile Rd Midland 48640 MI
United States
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