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Myrtle T. Adams, 93

Aug 23, 2008

Blue Earth — Myrtle T. Adams, age 93, of Blue Earth, died Aug. 18, 2008, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.

Funeral services were held Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. in Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Blue Earth with the Reverend Wane Souhrada officiating.

Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.

Visitation took place one hour prior to services at Patton Funeral Home, 400 E. 14th Street, Blue Earth.

Myrtle was born Aug. 1, 1915, at Dell, the daughter of Stienar and Sophia Mikkelson.

She was a graduate of Blue Earth High School in 1933.

On Nov. 11, 1934, she married Carl J. Adams in Dell. The couple worked together most of their married life. Carl and Myrtle were the owners/operators of a Ben Franklin Store in Rochester for 20 years until retiring in 1976 and moving to Elmore.

Myrtle was very involved in activities at St. Luke’s and enjoyed doing puzzles.

Myrtle T. Adams is survived by her sons, Alan (Merlin) Adams, Jon (Mary Alice) Adams, both of Bella Vista, Ark. and Robert (Renee) Adams of Marshall, Wisc.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Fern Adams of Blue Earth and Ginger Adams of Tyler, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, and son, Terry, both in 2000; brothers, Selmer, Melvin and Oscar Mikkelson; sisters, Sarah Anderson, Josephine Kramer and Clara Jenson; and one granddaughter.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.