2013-04-11 / Obituaries

Emma Jane ‘Janie’ Feist, 64, of Moffit


Emma Feist Emma Feist Emma Jane “Janie” Feist, 64, Moffit, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, April 1, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

Emma was born Dec. 17, 1948, to Ignatz “Nick” and Rosemary “Rose” (Bitz) Feist. She was raised on a farm in Burnstad where she helped farm and raise her sisters and brother.

On June 28, 1969, she married Michael Feist. Together they farmed in Moffit, until Michael passed away on Nov. 19, 2011.

Some of her hobbies included farming, babysitting, collecting antiques, collecting and adding her personal touches to jewelry, bird watching, and playing darts.

Grateful to have shared Emma’s life are her children, Michele Braun, Sterling, Julie Feist, Moffit, and Nick Feist, Moffit; one grandson, Austin Braun; her siblings, Pauline (Tony) Weigel, Menoken, Victoria “Bunny” (Tom) Nelson, Moffit, Marcella “Karen” Feist, Napoleon, and Mike (Teresa) Feist, Bismarck; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael; her parents; one sister, Sharon Feist; and one nephew, Paul Nelson.

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place, and her ashes will be spread alongside her husband Michael’s.

Go to www.eastgatefu neral.com to share memories of Emma and sign the online guestbook.

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