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ADAMS, Wilbur K. 1929-2012

ADAMS, FIELDS, COLBERT, BREZINSKI, CRAIN, MILLER, MCCABE, BOYER, HOLMES

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 7/29/2012 at 23:06:55

[Waterloo Courier, Tuesday, April 3, 2012]

WATERLOO, IOWA - Wilbur K. Adams, 82, of Waterloo, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center, of complications of pneumonia.

He was born September 29, 1929, in Ames, Iowa, the son of Emory F. and Clara Fields Adams. He married Eloise M. Colbert on October 9, 1947, at the Methodist Church, Waverly.

Mr. Adams graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1948. He and his wife owned and operated Waterloo Sickroom Equipment and Supplies, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Grace Reformed Church, serving as a elder, deacon, treasurer and head usher volunteering on Wednesday Night Kids Club. He was a member of the Gideons, Sertoma Club, Waterloo Elks, Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and the Waterloo Diplomats, serving as president for 12 years. He volunteered at Covenant Medical Center as a driver for the Care A Van for many years as well as serving meals at the Salvation Army.

Survived by his wife; a daughter, Kathy (Ben) Brezinski of Carnation, Wash.; two granddaughters, Kristin L. and Michaela D. Brezinski, both of Carnation; a sister, Vilda Crain of Phoenix; and a brother, Marion (Delores) Adams of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by four sisters, Lola Miller, Eunice McCabe, Opal Boyer and Doris Holmes; and four brothers, Melvin, Garold, Leland and Ivan.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Grace Reformed Church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Locke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be directed to the church.


 

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