March 29, 1939 – Nov. 28, 2022
January 11, 2023
John Emma, 83, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 28, 2022, at his home.
Mr. Emma was the previous owner of Santiam Sweeping, Sweet Home Saw Shop and Car Wash.
He also worked for the Sweet Home School District and was a member of the Sweet Home City Council. He was also a butcher and truck driver.
Mr. Emma is survived by three children, Steve and daughter-in-law Erin Emma of California, Katie and son-in-law Gil Guzman of Sweet Home, and Julie Moore of Sweet Home; brothers Vincent Emma and Paul Bettencourt, both of California; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces and nephews.
Mr. Emma was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Emma, who died in 2019.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Sweet Home VFW.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.