Edward J. Adams
Edward J. “Jack” Adams, 87, of La Crosse, WI passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.
Edward J. “Jack” Adams, 87, of La Crosse, WI passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He was born on January 15, 1933 in La Crosse to Leslie and Edith (Conway) Adams. He married Beverly Swan on October 26, 1957 in La Crosse. Jack served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a Boy Scout leader, gun safety instructor, County Alliance member, Badger State Sportsmens Club president and board member, a member of the Korean War Veterans Association and American Legion Post 52, La Crosse. He loved hunting, fishing and many outdoor activities.
He is survived by his children Mike (Shannon) Adams of La Crescent, MN, Kevin (Patty) Adams of Grayslake, IL, Lynne (Jim) Blank of West Salem, WI and Joni Bott of La Crosse, eight grandchildren Jeron Adams, Lexi Adams, Dean Adams, Cody Blank, Leigha Saxton, Calli Blank, Joel Bott and Hannah Bott, six great grandchildren and one brother Thomas (Karen) Adams of La Crosse. He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly, a grandson Kyle Bott and a sister Judy French.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 2006 Weston St., La Crosse. Rev. Brian D. Konopa will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to NASA or the donor’s choice. The Schumacher – Kish Funeral & Cremation Services, La Crosse Chapel is assisting the family.