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Lori Emken, 48 - February 09, 2016

Lori (Fecht) Emken, 48, of Fairfield, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Hastings.
Services were conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Friday, Feb. 12, with the Rev. Robert Litzenberger officiating. Inurnment would take place at a later date at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Emken was born Oct. 26, 1967, at Omaha, where she was adopted by Don and Bernadine (Rasmussen) Fecht.
She grew up at Gothenburg and attended Gothenburg High School, graduating in 1986.
Following high school, she attended College at LLCC in Lincoln.
While in Lincoln, she met Russ Emken. The couple were united in marriage on May 26, 1990. To this union, one son was born.
She was a lifelong member of the Untied Methodist Church.
Emken enjoyed cooking, crafting and learning about the culinary’s as well as the companionship of her yorkies, Furgi and Bee, according to family members.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Don Bruce Fecht and Bernadine Joy Fecht; mother-in-law, Sheryline Zimmerman.
?Survivors include: her husband, Russ Emken of Fairfield; her son, Kolton Emken of Lincoln; two brothers—Hal (Kendra) Fecht and Tim Fecht, all of Gothenburg; two brothers-in-law—Dan Emken and Les Emken, both of Lincoln; step-father-in-law, Jack Zimmerman of Lincoln; step brother-in-law, Trev (Lori) Zimmerman of Gering, two step-sisters-in-law—Kim (Michael) Grunden of California and Terry Zimmerman of Colorado; numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the Brady Community Bible Church, 218 State St., Brady, NE 69123, and the American Cancer Society Heartland Division, 9850 Nicholas, Suite 200, Omaha, NE 68114.