Emmett Timm died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at his home. Memorial service will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 10:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Webster City. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.Bomanfh.com) to care for their needs.
Emmett was born on April 28, 1932, in Webster City, Iowa to Walter and Margaret (McPhillips) Timm. He graduated from the Blairsburg High School. Emmett married Marilyn Carol Mullins on December 27, 1952, in Webster City.
He worked for 13 years at Stevens Adamson Manufacturing Company in Aurora, IL as a machinist making bearings. He moved back to Webster City and started Timm Trenching, installing telephone cables, and drain tiles. In 1980 he moved to Arizona and worked for himself and did other contract work. In 1990 he returned to Webster City and worked for six years at Hamilton County Waste Management in Kamrar until he retired.
He enjoyed camping and traveling with his wife, going to the Iowa State Fair, car rides with his family, tractor pulls, homemade ice cream, and their cat Hurley. After retiring he did small engine repair in his garage as a hobby, he loved to work on things with his hands. He fixed many lawnmowers for quite a few years. He had a fulfilled life with life, work and family. Emmett was a member of St Thomas Catholic Church in Webster City.
His family includes his wife of 64 years; son: Rollie Timm of Webster City; daughters: Debbie Timm (Richard Casky) of Webster City, and Denise (Jeff) Humlicek of Webster City; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother Melvin (Ellen) Timm of Webster City; one sister Ruth (Bill) Lowry of Aurora, IL; .and one sister-in-law Ramona Timm of Webster City. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: John, James, and Roland.
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