Emmett Nolte, youngest child of John and Amelia (Schafer) Nolte was born July 27, 1924 near Tobias, Neb. He died March 22, 2011 at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 25 days.
He was baptized Aug. 17, 1924 by the Rev. Protratz at Zion Lutheran Church of Tobias. He attended Zion Lutheran School and was confirmed in April of 1939, by the Rev. W.G. Neu.
He farmed for his mother after his father's death.
He was united in marriage to Loleta Hummel on Sept. 20, 1946 by the Rev. O.R. Heinitz at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Daykin.
They lived on a farm near Tobias for 11 years. They belonged to Zion Lutheran Church.
In 1957, they moved to a farm north of Fairbury, where they belonged to Immanuel Lutheran Church living there until they retired in 1985, moving to Fairbury.
In 1989, they transferred their membership to Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury.