TAMPICO – Emmagene Lucille Kempf Ulrich was born Jan. 6, 1927. On Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the age of 87, she peacefully passed away at her daughter, Cheryl (Daryl) Kauffman’s home, where she resided for the past year. She suffered a stroke 2 weeks before, which left her bedfast.
She was united to marriage on Jan. 14, 1947, to Everett David Ulrich. They shared joys and sorrows for more than 63 years. To this union were born four sons and three daughters, Richard (Martha) of Gleason, Wisconsin, Jerry (Velma) of Cleburne, Texas, Nancy (Rueben) Yoder and Linda (Herman) Yoder, both of Costa Rica, Mark (Delores) of Gleason, and Cheryl (Daryl) Kauffman and Elmer Lee (Jenny), both of Tampico.
She is survived by seven children, 71 grandchildren, 138 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren, and 35 step-great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett David Ulrich; her parents; and two grandsons in infancy.
Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling arrangements.