Emma Dschaak passed away on January 21, 2010, at the age of 88. Emma was born on April 6, 1921 in Dodge, North Dakota. The family moved to Hamilton, Montana, where she attended school. She married Jacob W. Dschaak and they made their home in Hamilton and started their family. The family moved to Spokane in 1943, settling in the Mead area. Emma raised chickens and sold eggs to help the family income. There was always a large garden with plenty of canning to do. Throughout her life she enjoyed sewing as a way to relax. Her children and their families were always the focus of her life.
Emma is survived by one son, Edward (Gerry) Dschaak of Spokane, WA; seven daughters; Evelyn Kitchen of Seattle, WA, Lilly Buringa of Spokane, WA, Kathie Clark of Spokane Valley, WA, Christine (Mark) Deveaux of Spokane, WA, Sandra (William) Frey of Spokane, WA, Linda (Charles) Hinds of Spokane, WA, and JoAnn (Dave) Mackey of Spokane Valley, WA; sister Hilda (Irwin) Garberg or Spokane, WA. There are numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob; daughters Clair Simpson, Patricia Davis, Caroline Dschaak, and son, Terry Dschaak.
Source: Obituary as posted on Dignity Memorial website.