Emily Sheppard Wullbrandt of Carpinteria, California, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2020, at Pacific Senior Living in Santa Barbara, California, after a long period battling Alzheimer’s disease. She was 97.

Her husband, Joe Wullbrandt, passed away in September 2016. They had been married 73 years.

Emily is survived by her daughter, Jill Wullbrandt Englert (Kent) of Carpinteria and two granddaughters, Kimberly Hord (James) and Amanda Bacon (Lane). She was blessed with four great-grandchildren, Ben, Blake, Will and McKenna.

Emily was involved in the Republican Party for several decades and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Arrangements were by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.