I’m sure most of you know who I am, and I feel very honored that I was asked to speak on her behalf. Emma and I have been friends for a very long time and I thought I would start by telling the story of Emma’s life. She was born on April 3, 2001, here in Carroll. In her younger years she was temperamental, and had some great stories to prove it. She screamed like she was getting murdered because her mother wouldn’t buy her a baby doll. She cried for a five hour car ride because she received the wrong kind of hash browns. I think all these moments just made her family love her more and set the level of her sassiness for her future.
As she grew up her sassiness never went away. In high school she was just as sassy as she was when she was born, and at her work she was even called the sass master. She kept her sass through college and until the day she died. It was one of my favorite qualities of hers. Besides being sassy she was a natural born leader. Her coaches and teachers would tell her so. When she was in high school she was a part of student council and at her college she was a part of the student government. After college she took a job at her old high school, Glidden-Ralston. While she was working there she met her husband Liam Roberts. They dated for several years before he proposed.
I remember their proposal. Liam had asked me to help him with it because he never wanted Emma to forget it. Emma loved goats, like LOVED them. So I told him that he needed to ask her with