|Birth: ||Oct. 6, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2005|
Friday, October 21, 2005
BLOOMINGTON -- Michael J. "Mike" Adelman, 66, of Bloomington died at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 19, 2005) at ManorCare Health Services, Normal.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Father Tom Shea officiating. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Normal. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren St., 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607, in his memory. Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Mike was born Oct. 6, 1939, in Bloomington, a son of the late Hal Adelman Sr. and the late Lucille Houser Adelman. He was a lifelong resident of Bloomington. He owned and operated the former Bottle Shop liquor store in Bloomington for 15 years. He later owned and operated Uncle Harry's Pizza and Ice Cream Shop. As a young man, Mike attended Western Military Academy in St. Louis. He later went on to serve in the U.S. Army. He was a longtime member of Life-Cil; a member of the former "That Other Club" and had actively managed the apartments that he resided in since 1988.
He married Marilyn K. Cushing on Feb. 1, 1968, in Peoria. She preceded him in death Sept. 9, 2003.
Mike could be seen, nearly every day, up and down Main Street in Bloomington, visiting with people or shopping at local businesses on Main Street. He was a regular passenger on the Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System.
Mike is survived by one daughter, Colleen M. Adelman, Bloomington; two sons, M. Jay (Barbara) Adelman and Austin J. Adelman, both of Bloomington; three grandchildren, Joseph, Alexandria and Cassandra Adelman, all of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; one brother, Hal; and his parents.
Harold C. Adelman (1896 - 1956)
Dorothy Lucile Houser Adelman (1905 - 1989)
Marilyn Kaye Cushing Adelman (1936 - 2003)
Holy Cross Cemetery
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