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Robert Adams visitation Friday

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Robert Adams, age 79 passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011 in Valparaiso.

He was born on May 30, 1931 in Hogback, Pennsylvania, to Floyd and Elva (Anthony) Adams who preceded him in death.

Robert was an area resident for about 41 years, coming from Hogback, Pennsylvania. He was a Millwright at Midwest Steel and retired in 1996, he was also a US Army Veteran and a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Portage.

Robert is survived by his wife Janet Adams of Valparaiso; sons, Michael (Debra) Adams of Chesterton; John (Patty) Adams of Valparaiso; Terry (Caroline) Adams of Otis; Teddy Adams of Wynnfield; Nickolas (Karen Lynn) Adams of Porter; daughter, Christine (Michael) Hicks of LaPorte; five grandchildren, Brian Hicks, Amber Adams, Derrick Adams, Cassondra Adams and Kristy Adams; eight great grandchildren; four sisters, Alice Kammerdiner and Lois Johnson of Pennsylvania; Janice Reesman Willis of North Carolina; and Janet Jaggers of Arizona. He is preceded in death by a sister, Leona.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 356 W. 700 N. Valparaiso, with Father John Zemelko officiating.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 11, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel; 6941 Central Ave, Portage.

There will be a Rosary on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage.

The family would like memorials to go to the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be made at


Posted 3/10/2011