Dorothy Adams, 91

Dorothy Adams, of Little Falls, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.

A funeral service was held Monday May 21, at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls.

Dorothy was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Swanville Township, Morrison County, to the late John and Catherine (Skroch) Stiller. She grew up on the farm in Swanville Township and attended country school. She was united in marriage to Louis Adams, Oct. 18, 1941, in Browerville. The couple spent a few years in Louisiana where they worked at an Army PX store. The couple then returned to Little Falls and purchased a home on the west side of Little Falls. They later moved to the east side of Little Falls where they raised their family. Dorothy was primarily a homemaker. She also volunteered at the Lutheran Home and St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Little Falls and the Christian Mothers. Dorothy enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking and baking, playing volleyball at the lake, setting jigsaw puzzles, fishing, playing cards and spending time with her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Karen Adams of Sauk Rapids, Michelle (Neil) VonderHaar of Little Falls, Larry (Stephanie) Adams of Little Falls; grandchildren, Zarie (Tyler) Smith, Kara VonderHaar, Kelsy (Derek Johnson) VonderHaar, Matthew (Katera) Adams, Ashley (Travis Reese) Adams; great grandchild, Khloe Reese; sister-in-law, Florence Adams of Little Falls; lifelong friend, Nadine Nelson of Sauk Rapids and many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis; twin sister, Eleanor and her other brothers and sisters.

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home