Monday, June 17, 2002

Obituary: Judy Marie Adams

LAFARGE [Wisconsin] - Judy Marie Adams, age 55, died on Sunday morning, June 16, 2002, in her home surrounded by family. God saw you were getting tired, And a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you, And whispered, "Come to Me." -Author Unknown She is survived by her husband, Don; three daughters, Mary Sue (Eric) Slifer of St. Louis, Mo., Rebecca (Ryan) Poquette of Eau Claire, and Alison Adams of LaFarge; her mother, Irma Borge; two sisters, Susan (Ron) Wirth and Delores Greene; numerous sisters/brothers-in-law, and grand nieces/nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, James Borge; two infant sons; and an infant daughter. She was born Sept. 26, 1946, in Madison. She was an active member of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church. She graduated from Central High School of Madison and Madison Area Technical College. She married Don on Dec. 10, 1966, and worked at Jackson Clinic as a Medical Assistant in Madison for 27 years. She was dedicated to the children of her church through Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and numerous other activities. Her dedication continued at the LaFarge United Methodist Church when she and her family retired to LaFarge in 1990. Funeral services will be held at the LAFARGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH on Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jean Waldron officiating. Burial will be in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the SELAND-HUSTON FUNERAL HOME in LaFarge from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2002, and at the church from noon until the time of service Wednesday. Mother, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Grandmother When I think of you, I die, too, In my throat, bereft Like yours, of air, No sound is left, Nothing is there To make a word of grief. - Edna St. Vincent Millay Special thanks to the unending support, love, and dedication of our unending family; Our angel network that surrounded us with sisterly love and guidance; Bonita Dorschied; the LaFarge United Methodist Church and auxiliary; Joyce Steinmetz; the hospice workers of Home Health United; Dr. Christine Richards for her enormous heart; Phil and Deb Campbell; the staff of Richland Hospital in Richland Center and St. Mary's Hospital in Madison; and the teachers at LaFarge School for providing food and comfort. A memorial to the children of LaFarge United Methodist Church will be established.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on June 17, 2002; submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968)

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