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Sandra J. McElhinney Adams
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1940
Clinton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 2002
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Sandra J. Adams, 62, of 1780 Highview Dr., Marion, died peacefully Saturday, July 6, 2002, in her home with her family at her side following a long battle with cancer.

Sandra was born April 16, 1940 in Clinton, Iowa to Donald and Clista Millspaugh McElhinney. She married Loyal E. Adams on November 22, 1959.

She graduated from Marion Vernon High School in 1959. She was co-owner with her husband of Adams Ceramic Tile from 1975 to 2000. During her early years she worked at C-MAR acres amusement park and roller rink that was owned and operated by her parents. She enjoyed her grandchildren, crocheting, gardening, canning, mushrooming, picnics, her summer vacations at Hayward, Wisconsin, and collected Beanie Babies.

Her family wishes to thank St. Luke's Hospice, friends, neighbors, relatives, and especially her niece Cathy Cook for all of their ongoing support.

Survivors include her husband Loyal two daughters Julie Ohlheiser and husband Todd of Canfield, Ohio, Sherry Hehn and husband Michael of Eagle River, Wisconsin, a brother Don McElhinney and wife Karen of Cedar Rapids, three grandchildren, Jason, Ashlin, and Jennifer Ohlheiser, and several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents

Services at 1 PM Tuesday in Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Rev. William Harnish will officiate.
Family links: 
  Donald McClurkin McElhineey (1911 - 1983)
  Clista Ruth Millspaugh McElhinney (1917 - 1998)
  Sandra J. McElhinney Adams (1940 - 2002)
  Donald L. McElhinney (1944 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Memorial Park
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Plot: She is in 245A, Resthaven, space 1
Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30637500
Sandra J. <i>McElhinney</i> Adams
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Sandra J. <i>McElhinney</i> Adams
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Sandra J. <i>McElhinney</i> Adams
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