Everett Adolf -- 1994
Final rites for Everett George Adolf were
Saturday, May 21, 1994, at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in
Burlington with Father Henry Grodecki, C.M. officiating. Musical
selections included the congregation singing Alleluia, Sing To Jesus, Amazing
Grace, Be Not Afraid and. Sing of Christ, Proclaim His Glory.
Organist was Paulette Ohnmacht.
Casket bearers were Kyl Knobbe, Ken Bosier, Keith
Knobbe, Todd Berens, Al Riesselman, Doyle Adolf and Darren Carroll.
Honorary escorts were all of Everett's friends and neighbors. Interment
was in Fairview.
Cemetery in . Burlington with Hendricks-Love Mortuary
in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer
Society and left at the Bank of Burlington.
Everett George Adolf, 64, of Burlington died Wednesday,
May 18, 1994 in Denver. He was born April 20, 1930 in Bethune
to Carl and Clara (Stahlecker) Adolf. At the age of 9 he was in a severe
farming accident which took his left hand. In 1945 KOA radio presented
Everett the Jan Sterling, "These kids of ours" award. In 1948 he
received a certificate of outstanding merit for citizenship from The Denver
Post and KOA Radio station. He graduated from Bethune High School
in 1949 and attended college in Waverly, IA for two years majoring in Lutheran
On Sept. 4, 1965, in Bethune, he married Lois Willenborg
of Templeton, IA. He purchased the house and land north of Bethune
from his parents and , began raising cattle. Everett worked for Peoples
Natural Gas as a leak technician for 30 years. He retired from there
in May of 1993 and was going to continue raising cattle on his farm.
In March 1994, Everett was admitted as a member of
St. Catherine's Catholic Church.
Preceded in death are his son, Billy Adolf, his parents,
Carl and Clara Adolf, his brother, Ervin Adolf.
Survivors are his wife, Lois, two sons, Marc Adolf
of Woodland Park, Everett Adolf Jr. of Kersey, three daughters, Kimberly
Adolf Thompson of Greeley, Marla Adolf Deason of Denver, and Allegra Adolf
of Burlington, a grandson, Jason Davis and three granddaughters.
Three sisters, Lillie Adolf Schaal of Colorado Springs, Fern Adolf Jefferson
of Alamosa, and Joan Adolf Kass of Colorado Springs. Three brothers,
Ray Adolf of Omaha, NE, Carl Adolf, Jr. of Bethune and Clord Adolf of Phoenix,