Emma J. Boschert, 91, of Glen Carbon, passed away at 9:14 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2016, at Meridian Village.
She was born in Alton on May 18, 1924, the daughter of the late Clarence and Leila (Perrings) Hickerson.
On May 4, 1946, she married the late Paul Boschert in Alton. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2012.
Emma was a Registered Nurse at Alton Memorial Hospital for 40 years before retiring in 1984. She was a member of the Heartland Quilters Club and St. Matthews Catholic Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Ellen Jane (Daniel) Rensch of Florissant and Julie Ann Gilbert of Edwardsville; a son, Paul (Marsha) Boschert of Edwardsville; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Rick) Delashmit, Benjamin (Mindy) Schrimpf, Daniel (Molly) Rensch II, Elizabeth Gilbert and Samantha Boschert; five great-grandchildren, Reece, Harrison and Sophia Delashmit, Emma Schrimpf and Quinn Rensch; one sister, Lelia Mae Vernor; and a brother, Clarence Hickerson.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Jean Rose and LaVelle Hair.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Meridian Village Chapel.
Memorials may be directed to Quincy Veterans Home.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.Staten-Fine.com.