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Emma (Mickey) Mae (Heppel) McIntoshAugust 5, 1924 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 93)
Emma Mae (Heppel) McIntosh was born August 5, 1924 to James Edward and Margaret Ellen (Puckett) Heppel at Fairfax, Oklahoma. Emma attended school at Fairfax, graduating with the class of 1942. That fall, she attended Oklahoma A & M College, now known as Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. It was there she met Robert William McIntosh (Bob) from Shattuck, Oklahoma. "This is where the East met the West!" Her roommate, Miriam Bockelman Colbert introduced Emma to Bob, and later, Emma introduced Miriam to her husband Dale Colbert. The McIntosh's and Colbert's maintained a life-long friendship. Bob affectionately nicknamed Emma "Mickey." While Bob served his country during WWII, Mickey taught Commerce at Ralston High School. Mickey enjoyed her teaching experience, and by the end of her second year at Ralston, Bob had returned home to Shattuck. Bob and Mickey were married on July 6, 1946 and made their home in Shattuck, a town she dearly loved. Bob and Mickey had two children, Robert Kent and Kim Karmel, who enriched their lives and brought them much happiness.
Mickey was a member of the Christian Church and Sorosis Club. She was also a Girl Scout leader and a Vacation Bible School teacher. Mickey worked at the Television Cable Company and also did bookkeeping for their business, McIntosh Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning for many years. Mickey and Bob worked on many projects together, with the biggest being building their home. Mickey enjoyed playing the piano, sewing, quilting, oil painting and traveling. She also enjoyed playing Skip-Bo with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mickey was preceded in death by her husband Bob, parents Ed and Margaret Heppel, and sister Olma Jean Chambers. Mickey is survived by her son, Kent McIntosh and wife Paula, of Shattuck; daughter Kim Quinlan of Yukon; son-in-law Tim Quinlan of Yukon; grandchildren Jeremy McIntosh and wife Bari, Taytum, Paige and Reese of Hammon; Anna McIntosh of Oklahoma City; Ryan Quinlan and wife Jessi of Bethany; Matt Quinlan of Yukon; Linda Wayland, Sherrill and Kim, Ronna and children; and nephew and niece Scott and Susan Chambers of Houston, Texas. Mickey was also very fond of close friends Pat Jacoby and Ronita Henson.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in care of the Mason Funeral Home, P.O. Box 695, Shattuck, Oklahoma 73858.
"Many walk in and out of your life, a few leave footprints on your heart."