RODNEY “ABBER” ALLEN ADAMS, 64, of Rushmore, died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Born Jan. 27, 1943, in Adrian, he was the son of Edward and Helen Frye Adams. He married Barbara Hawbecker June 25, 1966, in Holland.
He graduated from Worthington High School in 1961. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and served three years, some of which he spent in Germany. He worked at Swift & Co. in Worthington for 37 years, retiring in 2001.
Surviving are his wife; three children, Sheila (Tim) Groenewold, Hartford, S.D., Michele Adams Fleming, Hartford, S.D., Daniel (Carrie) Adams, Worthington; one brother, Stanley (Pudge) Adams, Worthington; two sisters, Shirley (Doyle) Vis, Rushmore, Carol (Gary) Kunerth, Worthington; and five grandchildren.
The service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Rushmore, with the Rev. Bill Davis officiating.
Benson Funeral Home, Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.