Frank W. Adams, 89
Funeral services for FRANK W. ADAMS, 89, will be held at 2pm Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the All Saints Episcopal Church with Father Tim Solon officiating. Burial will follow in the West Lawn Cemetery in Gering, Nebraska. Frank died March 6, 2013 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. A memorial has been established to All Saints Episcopal Church. Visitation will be Monday from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Frank was born August 7, 1923 in Tabor, Iowa the son of George and Hazel (Hinshaw) Adams. His family moved to Gering, Nebraska in 1927 and he grew up there graduating Gering High School in 1941. He served in the military during WWII and upon his discharge returned to Gering and married Martha Montgomery on February 16, 1947. He worked at the R&M Lumber Yard in LaGrange, Wyoming before moving to Colorado, Idaho, and Oregon for a time. While in Idaho he started work for Boise Cascade and continued with them while in Oregon. In 1964 he moved to Torrington, Wyoming where he went back to work for R&M Lumber. He retired in 1993 when the store sold.
Frank was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church, the American Legion, and the Country Club. He enjoyed playing golf.
Frank is survived by two sons George Montgomery Adams and his wife Kathy of Torrington, Wyoming and Patrick Earl Adams and his wife Lynsey of England; a sister Lela Quimby of San Diego, California; two grandchildren George Montgomery Adams Jr and his wife Maggie of Harrison, Nebraska and Rose Ann Johnston and her husband Jeremiah of Skiatook, Oklahoma; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Martha; and two sisters Harriet McDonald and Mary Lou Reiher.
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