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Emil M. Hahn, 91, of Rockford, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Wesley Willows. Born on September 6, 1927, in Chicago, the son of Emil and Hedwig "Hattie" (Wedel) Hahn. Graduate of Lane Technical High School, Class of 1945. He received his Master's Degree from Northwestern University. Emil was a merchant marine and a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War. He married Eleanor E. Bartman on November 6, 1954, in Chicago. She predeceased him on October 10, 2007. Emil worked for Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Rock Mill Company as Vice President, and Numeri-Comp Company owner and President for 27 years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, served on the Board of Education and Stewardship Committee, Audit Commission, Urban Ministry, and ushered for many years. Emil was also an active parent participant in Special Olympics, served as Treasurer at Rockford Lutheran High School, Board Member of ARC, and served on the school board.
Survived by his daughters, Sandra Hahn and Jennifer Hahn; sons, Paul Hahn and Matthew (Gwen) Hahn; grandchildren, Joshua, Noah & Gracie Hahn; and nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by his parents; and brother, George Hahn.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in St. Paul Lutheran Church (Northwest Site), 4881 Kilburn Ave, Rockford with Reverend Frank Ciprys officiating. Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockford SO (Special Olympics), 850 N. Church St. Rockford, IL 61103 or St. Paul Lutheran Schools, 811 Locust St, Rockford, IL 61101.

Condolences & Shared Memories (8)

  1. Mary Binicewicz

    Emil was my boss for many years at Numeri-Comp long ago. He was always generous and kind to us. I appreciated all he had taught me during those years. My deepest condolences and prayers to the family.

  2. Bonnie Rogers

    Worked for Emil back in the day at Numeric Comp. remember him as a loving lady family man, a dedicated business man but most of all a wonderful boss who valued his employees and a wonderful and kind man. My condolences to his family.

  3. Alberta Williams

    To Emil's love ones. Please accept my sincere condolences. Even though, I know of no words, to rid you of your pain during this most difficult time. May our prayers strengthen us and our memories comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward to seeing our love ones again as Almighty God Jehovah, lovingly promises.

  4. Tracy Robinson (Heinzeroth)

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  5. Margaret DeBerry

    My prayers are with the family.

  6. Kimberly Knuckles

    Those We love don't go away, They walk beside us everyday. Unseen unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. Deepest Sympathy Kim🦋

  7. Bill Hartenberger

    May God grant you peace, knowing that Emil is now with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  8. Mary Hartenberger

    My prayers are with the family during this time of both sadness and joy of knowing he is now in Heaven with the Lord and loved ones!

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