Barbara Elaine Emmons
1942 — 2021
Barbara Elaine Emmons, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colo., entered her Eternal Home on Jan. 29, 2021. A native of South Bend, Ind., Barb was born on January 19, 1942, in South Bend to Norris and Margaret (Gibson) Emmons. She graduated from South Bend Central High School and Olivet (Mich.) College, then embarked on a long career as an art teacher. After a stint in Massachusetts, she moved to Colorado Springs in 1972, where she taught atEast Junior High School and Holmes Junior High School. She was always amazed and humbled at the number of former students she heard from many years after they graduated. Growing up, Barb spent her summers at the family cottage at Diamond Lake, Cassopolis, MIch.,...