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Fern R. Adams, 90

Apr 5, 2020

Fern Adams

Blue Earth Fern Rose Adams passed away in Parkview Care Center, Buffalo, on March 28, 2020. A private grave side service took place at the Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth, Pastor Matthew Lorfeld of St. Paul Lutheran Church officiated.

Fern was born June 16, 1929 in Burt, Iowa, a twin daughter of Fred and Bertha (Arndt) Cook.

Fern was baptized and confirmed as a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She married Eugene Adams Sept. 1, 1946 and they enjoyed 50 years together. Eugene passed away March 5, 1997.

Survivors include Fern’s twin sister, Francis Thompson, of Mankato; her daughters: Katherene Gene Oelkers (Arnold), of Waterford, Wisconsin, also Karron Adams Denk, of Buffalo; grandchildren: Amy Kellen (Steve) of Long Lake, also Heidi Droessler (Brian), of Grayslake, Illinois and Jason Oelkers (Michele), of Truckee, California; great-grandchildren: Even and KC Kellen, Matthew and Hailey Droessler, and Sage and Aspen Oelkers.

Preceding her in death included her stepbrother, Harry Arndt; stepsisters, Elsie Wood and Hazel Guckeen; stepbrother, John Cook, George Cook; brother, Donald Cook; and sister, Jean Stefanski.

Fern enjoyed her family and friends. She worked a variety of jobs in Blue Earth and occasionally could be found with Eugene at the golf course. Music and her faith were special pleasures during her life journey.

Fern’s family thanks everyone for the friendships extended to her.

Patton Funeral Home coordinated the funeral efforts. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com.