: Fresno, CA
: February 10, 2014
: Fresno, CA
: March 26, 1931
Katherine Emerian, age 82, was
born to James and Sophia Ascrizzi
on March 26, 1931. She graduated
from Fresno Technical High School
in 1950 where she met her soon to
be husband. Katherine and Wallace
were high school sweethearts and
were married on September 30,
1950, in Fresno, Ca. They were married
for 49 years until Wallace's
Katherine and Wallace were a
team. They started a family business
called W.S. Emerian Trucking.
In their spare time they both loved
to travel. They enjoyed seeing many
different countries and went on to
enjoy nine cruises. Katherine and
Wallace also made numerous trips
to Las Vegas and Reno where
Katherine was always lucky.
Katherine loved her three-year-old
Shih-Tzu, Pepper, who provided her
with countless hours of company
and love. She enjoyed decorating
and making her home as nice as
she could. In her spare time,
Katherine loved working in her yard
and planting flowers. She also
enjoyed spending time with her
grandchildren. She loved going to
their sporting events and watching
them reach new milestones.
Her beloved husband, her parents,
her two brothers, Albert and Jimmy
and her son Randy Emerian precede
Katherine in death.
She is survived by her daughter,
Lori Mesler and husband Damian;
her son, Rick Emerian and wife
Dale; her twin sister, Francis
Thompson and husband Bill; and
sister, Betty Beck. In addition, she is
survived by her five grandchildren,
Kelly Tally and husband Billy, Katie
Emerian, Joseph Emerian, Shane
Mesler, Gina Mesler; and greatgranddaughter,
The family would like to thank
Carrington Pointe for their kindness
and excellent care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to donor's favorite charity.
Upon Katherine's wishes, a private
Memorial Service will be held at
Chapel of the Light at a later date.
Katherine was a caring, loving and
kind women who will be greatly missed.