Born August 29, 1947, Emil received his education at Glenella and Kelwood school. He worked for CNR for several years and then worked for a flax straw company. Emil had also farmed with his brotherd for many years.
He is survived by his wife Debra; stepchildren Kimberley, Clifford & Dustin; brothers John, Harry, Walter; and numerous grandchildren.
He was predeceased by brothers Tom & Fred.