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Laura M. (Carroll) Adams (1926 - 2010)

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Laura M. (Carroll) Adams (1926 - 2010)

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Shawano Leader
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Laura M. (Carroll) Adams

Laura M. (Carroll) Adams, age 84, of Oshkosh, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at a local nursing home.

Born on June 8, 1926 in Neopit, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Ursuile (McNutt) Carroll. Laura was an Army Cadet Nurse during World War II. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s School of Nursing and the University of Wisconsin-Madison and had attended other colleges as well. She taught for many years at UW-Oshkosh. On Feb. 26, 1949 she was united in marriage to Karl H. Adams in Shawano. He preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1964. Laura was a member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church in Gresham.

Laura is survived by: a son, Donald (Jan) Adams of Florida; two grandchildren, Alex and Melanie; and four siblings, Stella (Dave) Hayes of Pueblo, Colo., Jean Carroll of Shawano, James “Jim” (Karen) Carroll of Gresham and Mattie (Dan) Stoehr of Shawano.

Laura was preceded in death by: her husband; her parents; two sisters, Catherine and Patricia; and a brother, Arthur.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church in Gresham with the Rev. Robert Rank officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Gresham on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

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