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Hubert A. Adams, 86

September 11, 2012
Times-Republican

Hubert A. Adams, 86, of Huntley, loving father of Nancy Adams (Jeff Braddock) of Melbourne and Ann Adams (Mark Mlinar), of Albion and grandfather of Levi Castle entered into eternal peace on Sept. 6, 2012. He was the loving husband of Rose Marie and the late Elizabeth. Hub was also the devoted father of Michael (late Linda), Peter (Sarah), Kathryn (R. Stuart Edwards) and grandfather to their children. He was also the dear step-father & grandfather to Rose Marie's family.

For 47 years of his life, Hub was a successful trust attorney at Chicago Trust and member of the Chicago Bar Association, retiring in 2000. Raised on a humble farm in Manson, Iowa, Hub proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps during WWII. After the military, he returned home and caught a train to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN, walked into the Admissions Office and told them he wanted to study there. He graduated with a degree in Commerce in 1949. While working and raising a family with his late wife Bettie, he attended night school earning a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University. He enjoyed telling a good story, reading, playing tennis, watching Westerns, and playing bridge. Hub was an avid Sox and Notre Dame fan. Guided by an abiding faith, Hub was a kind and gentle man who will be remembered with love for his family and missed by many.

Memorial contributions may be directed to The Community Foundation of Marshall County, (Hubert A. Adams Memorial Fund), 11 N. 1st Ave, Marshalltown, IA 50158

 
 

 

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