Oct. 22, 1908 Saint Ansgar Mitchell County Iowa, USA
Jul. 2, 2002 Hamilton County Iowa, USA
Daily Freeman Journal Wed. 3 July 2002
JESSIE ADAMS, 93, Webster City, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002 at Crestview Manor in Webster City. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Foster Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Tiffany to officiate. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery.
Jessie Ruth Sonberg, daughter of Herman and Alice Rowland Sonberg, was born Oct. 22 1908 on a farm near St. Ansgar, She attended rural schools, St. Ansgar High School, and graduated in the Normal Training Program from Osage High School in 1926. On Nov 16, 1926 she married Cecil Glen Adams at Austin, Minn. They resided on the Adams family farm near St. Ansgar until 1934 when they move to a farm they purchased in Cass Township near Webster City. They retired from farming in 1969 and moved to Webster City. Mr. Adams died Dec 28, 1991. Mrs. Adams had made her home at Crestview Manor since 1996.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Keith Bahrenfuss, Webster City; grandsons and wives, Kevin & Tish Bahrenfuss, Kent Bahrenfuss & Fiance Diane Keane, all of Webster City, Kyle & Deb Bahrenfuss of Kamrar; great-grandchildren, Cory, Tracy and Chad Bahrenfuss of Kamrar, Robyn, Kelsey, Ben and Erin Bahrenfuss of Webster City, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Doris Coonradt, Mae Dahlen and Laura Adams; and brothers, Henry and Ralph Sonberg. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Webster City.