Adam D. Oliver, 88, a resident of 300 N. Center St., Plymouth, for the past 22 years, died on Monday, March 6, 2000, following an illness, at 8:40 a.m. in the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Adam was originally from Chicago. Following his retirement, he and his wife, Esther, lived near Fremont, Wisconsin, for five years before moving to Plymouth to be near their daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Dr. Douglas Badell.
He was born the son of William J. and Margaret Burge Oliver on June 25, 1911, in Kansas City, Kansas. He attended Mt. Greenwood School on the southside of Chicago.
On June 24, 1933, in Chicago, Esther E. Larson became his bride.
He worked, for over 35 years, as a maintenance electrician for Continental Can in Chicago, retiring in 1974.
A sports lover, he enjoyed fishing and watching all sports featuring Chicago and Indiana teams.
Adam is survived by Esther, his wife of almost 67 years, his daughter and son-in-law, all of Plymouth, and three grandchildren: Dr. Jeff and Lisa Badell, Plymouth, Dr. Kim and Dr. Brad Wilson, Jasper, Ind., and Pam and Jim Fasteen, Louisville, Ky.
Seven great-grandchildren and a sister, Agnes and Harold Bouchneckt, Cherokee Village, Ark., survive as well.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Charles and William Oliver.
Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, March 8, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
The funeral will be on Thursday, March 9, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Pastor Al Kundenreich of the First United Methodist Church where Adam attended services, will officiate.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Adam’s memory may be made to the Marshall County Cancer Association.