KINGSFORD - Emily E. Adams, 88, of Kingsford and formerly of L'Anse, passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.
She was born on June 22, 1924, in Iselin, N.J., the daughter of the late Raymond and Mildred (Libourel) Frazee.
Emily has been a resident of Kingsford since moving from L'Anse in 2011 to be closer to her family. She married her husband Edward on May 25, 1950. Edward preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1999.
She enjoyed shopping, going to garage sales, gardening and was an excellent cook. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Emily is survived by her children, Edward Adams of Faquay Verina, N.C., Marge (Ron) Kovala of Quinnesec and Catherine (Jon) Engel of East Leroy, Mich.; a sister, Rosaline McCullum of New Jersey; grandchildren, Jen (Brian) Burger of Kingsford, Chad (Donna) Mitchell of Williston, N.D., Shelby Mitchell of Hobart, Wis., Jeremy (Samantha) Schultz of Wyoming, Mich., Melissa Schultz of Ann Arbor, Mich., Eddie and Alfred Adams of North Carolina, Tyler Kovala and soon-to-be-born twin grandsons; and great-grandchildren, Aaron Kennedy, Briana and Kaya Burger, and Jacob, Jonathan and Wyler Mitchell.
In addition to her husband, Emily was preceded in death by her son, Robert; four brothers; and four sisters.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Petry will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in her memory at P.O. Box 93, Quinnesec, Mich. 49870
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Emily Adams online at ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.