Emma Rae Pike, age 80, of 10372 S. Main St, died Tuesday morning August 12, 2008 at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba where she was a patient.
Emma was born February 24, 1928 in Adrian, MI the daughter of Fred Richard and Mabel Rae (Drager) Witt. She was raised in Adrian and she was a professional dancer until the age of 10 in Detroit and Ann Arbor. Emma attended Adrian Public Schools, and she was a graduate of the Tecumseh High School.
Following graduation, Emma was united in marriage to Forest Pike on December 24, 1949 in Tecumseh and they made their home in Sand Creek where they operated a Dairy Farm until 1959 when they moved to Rapid River.
Emma and Forest owned and operated Pike