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Geraldine V Christopherson Adamson
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1921
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 2010
Rock County
Minnesota, USA

Geraldine V. Adamson, 89, Luverne, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Center in Luverne.

Funeral services were Friday, June 25, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. The Rev. Juanita Harberts officiated. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

Geraldine Christopherson was born on Aug. 6, 1921, to Walter and Alice (Brown) Christopherson in Vermillion S.D. She graduated from Vermillion High School.

On Aug. 8, 1939, she married Harold Adamson in Vermillion. After their marriage they moved to Centerville, S.D., and farmed there for 22 years. While her husband served in World War II, she worked as a riveter, building airplanes in Chicago for a short time. In 1967 the couple moved to Luverne where she worked at Arnie's Grocery Store, J.C. Penney, Hytek Water Softener and later for Southwestern Opportunity Council as an outreach worker.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. She was also a member of RSVP, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Luverne Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Adamson is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Scott) Barnes, Luverne; two grandchildren, Adam and David Smedsrud; three great-grandchildren, Megan, Damian and Wesley Smedsrud; four sisters, Joyce Ashmore, Elk Point, S.D., Bonnie Hustrulid, Beresford, S.D., and Betty Hansen and Lela (Deryl) Kruse, all of Vermillion.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold Adamson, and a sister.

Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne was in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Walter George Christopherson (1896 - 1971)
  Alice Brown Christopherson (1902 - 1985)
  Harold Franklin Adamson (1918 - 1990)*
  Geraldine V Christopherson Adamson (1921 - 2010)
  Alice Joyce Christopherson Ashmore (1923 - 2013)*
  Bonnie Jean Christopherson Hustrulid (1925 - 2011)*
  Cleo L Christopherson (1931 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: (OBIT): Rock County Star Herald, Luverne MN, Published Online, 28 Jun 2010.
Maplewood Cemetery
Rock County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Northeast Park Division
Created by: Gregory Aanenson
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
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Geraldine V <i>Christopherson</i> Adamson
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Geraldine V <i>Christopherson</i> Adamson
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Geraldine V <i>Christopherson</i> Adamson
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I'm grateful I had the chance to know you, Gerri, though I hated to see you go. I always looked forward to getting to stop by and say hello to you, and share a joke and a smile. It was an honor to care for you in your final years. You were a joy to me....(Read more)
- A friend from MJB
 Added: Jul. 2, 2010

- Gregory Aanenson
 Added: Jun. 23, 2010

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