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Arthur Francis Adams

  • Birth 29 Aug 1912 Cassville, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 14 Sep 2007 North Buena Vista, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Garnavillo, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 63889710

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Monday, September 17, 2007

NORTH BUENA VISTA, Iowa -- Arthur Francis Adams, of rural North Buena Vista, died peacefully Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Buena Vista, with the Rev. Marvin Bries officiating. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Garnavillo Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 207 S. 1st, Guttenberg. Friends also may call after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

He was born on Aug. 29, 1912, in Cassville, Wis., son of Mathias and Catherine (Harshe) Adams. He married Ila "Snookie" Adams on Nov. 11, 1942, in North Buena Vista.

Art attended the Turkey River Country School and farmed for many years. He also spent 10 years working on the railroad.

Art enjoyed playing cards, pool, and sitting in his favorite chair that looked over Cassville while throwing back a couple beers.

Those left to cherish his memory are six children, Bea Davis, of Garnavillo, Nancy (Roger) Klemp, of Guttenberg, Tony (Mona) Adams, of Garnavillo, Ilene (Kevin) Roeder, of Guttenberg, Judy (Chuck) Reimer, of Saint Olaf, and Dave (Sheila) Adams, of Holy Cross; 16 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Adeline Knapp, of Quincy, Colo., Elinor Pine, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., and Teresa Moser, of Cedar Rapids; and a brother, Clarence (Elaine) Adams, of Dubuque.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; two daughters, Linda and Jackie; a son-in-law, Gerald Davis; and five siblings, Dorothy Meyer, Agnes Adams, Larry Adams, Hilda Nolte and Leona Walters.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

The family would like to extend a sincere thank-you to Dr. Hoffman, Heartland Hospice and special nurse Ann.

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  • Created by: Jane Marie Morrison
  • Added: 8 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63889710
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Francis Adams (29 Aug 1912–14 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63889710, citing Garnavillo Community Cemetery, Garnavillo, Clayton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jane Marie Morrison (contributor 46857866) .