Richard W Adams

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Richard W Adams

  • Birth 29 Nov 1902 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 22 Jul 1980 Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
  • Burial Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
  • Plot Garden of Devotion Lot 187 Space 2
  • Memorial ID 52086511

CALDWELL Graveside services for
Richard W. "Dick" Adams, 77, Alameda, Calif., formerly of Caldwell, who died
Tuesday at home, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

He was born Nov. 29,
1902, in Omaha, Neb. He earned a degree in engineering. He moved to Oregon and
Idaho with the Interior Department (Bureau of Reclamation). In the 1940s, he was
the engineer in charge of irrigation systems for the Owyhee and Black Canyon
irrigation projects. He moved to Bogota, Columbia, and Lima, Peru, working for
the Utah Construction Co. on irrigation projects. In the 1960s, he spent several
years on projects in Afghanistan, Mexico and Australia with the Interior
Department. He received an honor award for work in these countries before he
retired. He was a member of Alameda Lodge No. 1015 of the Elks, the National
Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Alameda branch of the SIRS.


Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of Alameda; two daughters, Bonnie J.
Hartvickson of Tustin, Calif., and Janis Seemeyer of Conoga Park, Calif.; two
sisters, Edith Sanderson of Melbourne, Fla., and Doris Elms of Albuquerque,
N.M.

Friends may call at the chapel from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and all day
Sunday.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

The Idaho
Statesman, Friday, July 25, 1980 Page 2B


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  • Created by: Kris Harper Bush
  • Added: 7 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52086511
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard W Adams (29 Nov 1902–22 Jul 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52086511, citing Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Kris Harper Bush (contributor 47134533) .