Emma 'Em' Hollingshead obituary

Contact: Jeanne Baron

Emma "Em" S. Hollingshead, a former Western Michigan University staff member, died July 24 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. She was 93.

Hollingshead, of Kalamazoo, joined the WMU staff in 1970 as the secretary for the Department of Economics and became secretary executive II for the vice president for finance five years later.

She retired in 1983 after almost 13 years of service to the University.

Cremation has taken place. A full obit will be posted at lifestorynet.com at a later date. Visit lifestorynet.com to make a memorial guestbook entry.

Memorial service

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo, 321 W. South St., in Kalamazoo.