Emery Robert E., age 91, Bayfield, WI, died peacefully Oct. 31, 2002. He practiced patent, corporate & anti-trust law with 3M Co. in St. Paul, MN until his retirement in 1976. He was a gifted lawyer & mentor to many. Among his many professional accomplishments, he viewed his greatest achievement as having recruited the majority of the talented legal department at 3M. In 1986, he began a new career as a consultant for Phillips Plastics Corp. in Phillips, WI, working for over 15 years until he was almost 91. He will be remembered as a gentle, kind, selfless, loving man who touched countless lives during his long life. He is survived by his loving & beautiful wife of 54 years, Elizabeth of Bayfield; son, Richard; daughter, Mary (John) Shearen; grandchildren, Chris, Mollie & Bill Shearen, all of White Bear Lake, MN; other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles & Susan (Perry) Emery; brothers, Charles Jr. & Watson. A memorial service was held at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church on Nov. 4, 2002. Memorials may be made to the Bayfield Regional Conservancy, 121 Manypenny Ave., Bayfield, WI 54814. Arr. with Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn, WI.

Published on November 6, 2002

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