|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 2008|
Mildred Mary Adamson, the daughter of Smiley I. and Alma Wilma (Klawitter)Rust, was born on April 3, 1913 on a farm Northwest of Nelson, Nebraska. She passed away on January 28, 2008 at the Haven Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 94 years, 9 months and 25 days.
Mildred was one of four children. She attended school in the Bethel District, Brown Country School and graduated from Nelson High School in 1931. Mildred was a member of the Presbyterian Church later the Nelson United Community Church of Christ for many years.
Mildred lived most of her life around Nelson. On January 27, 1934 she married Clifford Adamson. The couple farmed outside of Nelson. To this marriage a son, Gordon was born July 24, 1935.
Active in the church, she held many offices. She was in 4-H. In sewing and style she won 10th in her division at State. Mildred was also a 4-H leader in sewing and cooking for 10 or more years. Mildred belonged to the U-D Extension Club from 1940 to the early 90's. Church circle for years too. Her love was her flowers and garden. She spent many hours out in her yard and garden. Mildred loved watching Nebraska football, basketball and volleyball. She watched any and all sports. She also enjoyed embroidery, cross word puzzles and listening to music.
In 1976, Mildred and Clifford retired moving into Nelson, where they built a new home. During this time, the couple traveled extensively, enjoying all states but Florida and Alaska.
Mildred moved to Lincoln in January, 2003 to be closer to her grandchildren and great-grandson Eli, whom she was very proud of.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clifford on April 30, 1988; son, Gordon on November 15, 1972; two brothers, Donald and Wayne Rust and sister-in-law Laurine Rust.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Carlson of Lincoln, Nebraska, grandson, Kirby Adamson and granddaughter, Angela Churray both of Lincoln, Nebraska; great-grandson, Eli Adamson of Carlton, Kansas; and one brother, Clyde Rust and wife Marian of Mountain Grove, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held on Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00 AM from the
Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson, Nebraska with Rev. Dr. Stephen Berry officiating. Music was "Just A Closer Walk With Thee," "They Shall Soar Like Eagles" and "He," with Janice Myers as soloist and Carlita Erickson as organist.
Pallbearers were Kurt Myers, Steve Rust, Janice Myers, Jeanne Royal, JoDee Mika and Carroll Troudt.
Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery at Nelson, Nebraska.
Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson, Nebraska was in charge of the
Smiley Ivan Rust (1892 - 1978)
Alma Wilma Klawitter Rust (1895 - 1976)
Lawrence Clifford Adamson (1911 - 1988)*
Gordon LeRoy Adamson (1935 - 1972)*
Mildred Mary Rust Adamson (1913 - 2008)
Wayne Ivan Rust (1917 - 1931)*
Clyde Arnold Rust (1923 - 2013)*
Donald Lee Rust (1928 - 2002)*
Plot: Block 2, Lot 10
Maintained by: Brett Slocum
Originally Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: May 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26958920