Emogene Libby the daughter and only child of Lt Col. Frederick Walter and Blanche Emogene Libby (White). She was born August 29, 1934 at Fall River, Massachusetts. She departed this life on December 31, 2020 at the Mary Lanning Health Care Center in Hastings, Nebraska at the age of 86 years 4 months and 2 days.
As the child of a military father, Emogene moved to many different locations as her father was moved from military base to military base therefore had many different locations that she had called home.
Emogene earned her BA at the University of NH and went on to get her RN degree from Massachusetts General School of Nursing. She worked primarily at various nursing homes throughout New England and Florida. She went on to get her BS in Social Studies at UNH.
Emogene loved and studied music with an emphasis on voice, she was a member of many different choirs as well as enjoyed performing on stage at the Fine Arts Center in Lynchburg, VA. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and had been the Regent for the Molly Stark Chapter in Manchester NH. She was very civic minded and spent thousands of hours supporting our Military Veterans. She had also been a member of the Rainbow Girls, Eastern Star and in the early 1970's was a Girl Scout Leader in Brentwood, NH.
Emogene was continually active with the promotion and preservation of Native American culture. She could be seen on the Pow-Wow circuit in Florida with a living history museum demonstration sponsored by the Red Eagle Lodge and the Native Nations museum. She donated her Native American Doll collection to the Smithsonian Institute in DC, part went to The Native Nations museum in High Springs FL. The final part is in a museum in Butte Montana.
Emogene had been a long-time member of the Methodist church which included the Shady Hills United Methodist Church in Spring Hill, FL.
She is survived by her daughters: Melanie Aschenbrenner and husband Van of Edgar, NE; Belinda Scamporino and husband Steve of Sandown, New Hampshire, grandchildren: Dennis Holland of Edgar, NE and Sarah Holland of Dover, New Hampshire, other relatives and a host of friends.
Emogene Libby was cremated and will be buried at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterville, Maine. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, NE is in charge of the arrangements,
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