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Dennis Adams, 66

Jan 2, 2011

Dennis Adams

Elmore – Dennis Adams, age 66, of Elmore, passed away on Dec. 27, 2010, at United Hospital District, Blue Earth.

His funeral ceremony was held Dec. 30, 2010, at Winter Funeral Home, in Blue Earth. The Rev. Michael Roys officiated.

Dennis Duane Adams was born on Oct. 7, 1944, in San Francisco, Calif., to Duane and Ginger (Yarnell) Adams. When he was two years old, the family traveled to Blue Earth where they made their home. Dennis went to school in Blue Earth graduating in 1962.

He met and fell in love with Linda Cummins and they were married January 31, 1965. To this union were born three amazing children. They are his pride and joy.

Dennis worked for Elmore Nursery, Farmers Elevator of Elmore, Blue Earth Landscape, and last partnering with Jim Volz in Elmore Ag and Auto Parts. He was a 20 year member of the Elmore Fire Department, on the Elmore Rescue Squad, member of the Elmore Lions Club, and a Cub Scout leader.

He loved being outdoors, fishing with his buddies and camping with his family and friends. He loved to plant a tree here or a bush there tending to them and watching them grow. Having his family around him was his greatest joy. He enjoyed telling the grandchildren a story (true or not) and playing tricks on them.

Dennis is survived by his mother, Ginger Adams, of?Chandler, Texas; wife, Linda, of 45 years, of Elmore; children, David (Kim), of Blue Earth, Brent (Tammy), of Elmore, and Angela Moore (Alan), of Madelia; brothers, Gary (Ardis), of Winnebago, and Jim, of Blue Earth; sisters, Sarah Wilson and Diane Kelder, of Chandler; Sandy Walton, of Chandler, and Pam Green (Paul), of Storm Lake, Iowa; mother-in-law, Florence Cummins, of Fairmont; brother-in-law, Terri Cummins (Lori), of Fairmont; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Duane; brother, Kevin; and father-in-law, Byrl Cummins.

He will be deeply missed by those who loved him.

Online tributes or personal emails to the family may be left at www.winterfuneralhome.com