Roger H. Emanuel Passes Away

January 9th, 2012 by Editor

Roger H. Emanuel, age 88, of Merrill, Wis., died Saturday, January 7, 2012.

Emanuel was the general manager of Lincoln Wood Products Inc. in Merrill, from 1972 to 2007. Under his leadership Lincoln Wood Products became Lincoln Windows and Doors. He was also the driving force behind its sister company TimeLine Vinyl Windows and Doors, according to the obituary. Today the two companies are now one of the largest employers in the city of Merrill.

Emanuel was born April 27, 1923, in Merrill, Wis., son of the late Harvey and Clara (Yaeger) Emanuel. He married Ruth Murphy on December 30, 1944, and she preceded him in death on February 10, 1975.

Roger is survived by his wife, Darla; daughter, Rogene; two sons: Kevin and Brian and 12 grandchildren.

His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 11 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Merrill. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m.. Tuesday at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, and at the church on Wednesday after 9:30 a.m.

Online condolences may be made at the Taylor Stine Funeral Home’s website.


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