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Marlene Mae Adams

May 15, 1942 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 78)

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Funeral services were held Wednesday February 3, 2021 at the Holyoke Cemetery for Marlene Mae Adams, age 78, who passed away on Saturday January 30, 2021 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke. 

Pastor Gary Rahe of Zion Lutheran Church officiated the services.  Interment was in the Holyoke Cemetery.  Baucke Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marlene Mae Adams, daughter of Carl and Gladys (Folker) Krueger, was born May 15, 1942 at Holyoke, Colorado.

Marlene attended Holyoke (Phillips County) High School.  On February 12, 1959, Marlene and Vernon G. Adams were united in marriage at Zion Lutheran Church in Holyoke.  To this union, four children were born:  Lenny, Robie, Brian and Lisa.  

Marlene was a stay-at-home wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She enjoyed doing ironing for several individuals in the Holyoke area. 

Marlene loved crocheting, putting puzzles together, puzzle books and going to her children and grandchildren’s sporting events.  She crocheted each of her children and grandchildren a blanket and was in the process of crocheting a blanket for each of the great grandchildren.  Marlene enjoyed visiting Branson, MO.  She was a big fan of country music and was excited to personally meet Mickey Gilley on a trip to Branson.  Marlene loved her family and was able to recognize and call them all by name in her last days. 

Marlene Mae Adams was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Gladys Krueger and two brothers, Roger Krueger and Darrell Krueger. 

She is survived by her husband, Vernon Adams of Holyoke, CO; son Lenny Adams and wife Connie of England, AR; son Robie Adams and wife Brenda of Holyoke, CO; son Brian Adams of Holyoke, CO; and daughter Lisa Arkulari and husband Eric of Wray, CO; along with 8 grandchildren including Brandy Adams, Dustin Adams, Marti (Dusty) Thomas, Ashley (Emerson) Dominguez; Jennifer (Chad) Tuell; Joshua (Katie) Adams, Kayla (Matt) Fitch, and Keaton (Alea Hardesty) Arkulari; and 11 great grandchildren including Gage Tuell, Peyton Adams, Drake Thomas, Dalton Thomas, Avery Adams, Maddie Adams, Jett Boppre, Krew Fitch, Renli Arkulari, Riggs Arkulari and Creed Fitch . 

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February 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baucke Funeral Home
1220 SW Interocean
Holyoke, CO 80734

Graveside Service
February 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Holyoke Cemetery
20250 County Road 41
Holyoke, CO 80734

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