Mary Adolf -- 1989
Funeral services for Eva Maria (Mary)
Adolf were Monday, April 17, 1989, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bethune
at 10:30 am with Pastors Ron Powers and Greg Adolf officiating.
The singers were the mixed
choir and the congregation. Song selections were How Great Thou Art,
What a Friend We Have in Jesus, and Lord Take My Hand.
Donald Ziegler, Duane Richards, Rand Patterson, Greg Adolf, John Pugh,
Mark Pugh, Devin Wood, Lance Wood, Wayne Adolf, Anthony Adolf.
Honorary pallbearers were:
Darlene Hendricks, Donna Powell, Holly Delach, Cynthia Murphy, Janet Pauling,
Esther Young, Mary Colglazier, Lynne Serafin, Debra Webb, Pamela Burton.
Interment was in the Immanuel
Lutheran Cemetery with Hendricks Mortuary of Burlington in charge of arrangements.
Mary Adolf was born Nov.
27, 1892, in Idalia, to Christina and Johann Weisshaar. She died,
after a long illness, at her home in Burlington, on Thursday, April 13,
1989. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.
She and A.W. Adolf were
united in marriage on Nov. 12, 1912. They enjoyed 73 years of marriage.
Mary was active in many
church and community activities. She was a member of the Immanuel
Lutheran Church Women, the Burlington Garden Club, the Kitchen Band, the
Hospital Auxiliary, and the McArthur Senior Center. She was an accomplished
Mary is survived by eight children: Hilda Ziegler of Burlington;
Amanda Richards and husband David of Bethune; Leona Hefner and husband Harry of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Art Adolf and wife Mary of Phoenix, Ariz.; Gladys
Patterson and husband Hugh of Littleton; Della Pugh and husband Robert
of Aurora; Eva Wood and husband Bud of Stratton; and Allan Adolf and wife
June of Bethune. Also surviving her are sisters Margaret Stahlecker
and Anna Adolf of Burlington, Pauline Schlichenmayer of Longmont; brothers
William, Jacob and Karl Weisshaar of Burlington; 21 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren,
and 9 great-great grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death
by her husband, A.W.; one son-in-law, Otto Ziegler; one grandson, Ernie
Ziegler; one brother, three sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial has been established
for Immanuel Lutheran Church and the McArthur Senior Center and may be
left at the church, with Hendricks Mortuary or The Bank of Burlington.