Obituary for David Adams (2021) – Lansing, IL

David G. Adams

LANSING, IL – David G. Adams, 82 years old, from Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday April 28, 2021. David was born in Roseland, IL in 1939. He graduated from the Chicago Vocational School in 1957. David was employed by Calumet Screw Machine Products from 1959 to 1999, starting out as a manual worker and retiring as vice president. David married his high school girlfriend Karen in 1960 and they moved to Lansing in 1964.

David loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed racquetball, golf, yoga, and woodwork. He was an avid runner who started at 56 and ran 8 marathons. He enjoyed playing bowling with the Friday group at Lan Oak Lanes. David was very involved in his work in the Lansing Community Food Pantry. He loved the Lord and was an active member of Cornerstone Church and the Bible Study Fellowship. He had a big heart and always gave people the benefit of the doubt. David was quite simply a decent man. Honest, patient, generous, kind, a loving family man, hardworking, reliable and polite.

He is survived by his 60-year-old wife Karen (née Mattson); his son Michael (Noel) Adams of Santa Paula, CA; his daughter Katherine (Roger) Zuchterman of Highland, IN; his son Robert (Nancy) Adams of Homewood, IL; and his son David J. (Jennifer) Adams of Charleston, SC; Grandchildren: Brian (Andrea) Adams, Joseph Adams, Alexander Adams, Kevin (Ali) Adams, Matthew Adams, Isaac Adams, Jasmine Adams, and Joshua Adams; soon to be Anna’s great-grandfather; Siblings: Judith (Raymond) DeVries and Charlotte (Melvin) Zegers; Sister-in-law Diane (Leonard) Sosnoski and brother-in-law William (Leticia) Mattson; like together with many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. Before him, his parents George and Lola Adams died as well as the siblings James (Rita) Adams, Steven (Ann), the first wife Geraldine Adams and Janis (Donald) Benedict.

The funeral services for David will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at Cornerstone Church, 3440 178th St, Lansing, IL. Pastor Michael Eberly will officiate. Friends and family can visit from 9:30 a.m. until the service. SCHROEDER-LAUER FUNERAL HOME was entrusted with the organization. If you cannot be present, please click the following link to be part of the spirit:

Published by The Times on May 12, 2021.

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