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Janis A. Adams

December 16, 1938 — December 3, 2023


DICKEYVILLE- Janis A. Adams, age 84, of Dickeyville, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Unity Point Health in Dubuque, Iowa. She was born December 16, 1938, the daughter of Clifford and Beatrice “Bea” (Kress) Bass. She graduated from Lancaster High School in 1956. On December 29, 1956, she was united in marriage to Richard A. Adams. Together they farmed the Adams Family Farm in South Lancaster Township. She enjoyed raising her children and worked hard on the farm while Richard worked at John Deere Dubuque Tractor Works. She liked doing any kind of crafting, woodworking, sewing, and baking, especially her Christmas suet pudding. Janis will always be remembered for caring for her loving husband for over 30 years after his illness.

Surviving is her daughter, Linda Clauer; two sons: Lyle and Randy (Pam) Adams; 11 grandchildren: Angela (Luke Curran) Kitelinger, Chad (Brittany) Weber, Jeremy (Jody) Weber, Crissy Jo (Mike) Ganttenbein, Tammy (Brandon) Gann, Tommy (Holly) Sweet, Kevin (Kyla) Clauer, Lyle R. Adams, Megan (Austen Frederickson) Adams, Brandi (Jim) Robertson, Molli (Tim) Vodak; many great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Jerry Weber; her dog, Brewster; and her cat, Elana.

Janis is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; a daughter, Julie Weber; a son, Joey Adams; a great-grandson, Braydon Robertson; a grandson-in-law, Bart Kitelinger; and her brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 8, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster is assisting the family.

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