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Freeman Adams

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Freeman John Adams age 90 of Waucoma, IA died Saturday, December 17, 2016, at New Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Freeman John Adams was born June 16, 1926, in rural Waucoma, IA, the son of John and Dorothy (VanBrocklin) Adams. He attended school in Waucoma, and was a graduate of the Waucoma High School in 1943. He was drafted into the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Freeman returned to the family farm where he lived and worked. He resided in Waucoma until September of 2016 when he moved into the New Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Freeman loved taking his convertible for drives around the countryside. He enjoyed visiting, and reading Car & Driver magazine. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Waucoma before its closing. Freeman is survived by one sister, Dorothy Ruth Fisher of Janesville, IA; sister-in-law, Evelyn Adams of Waucoma, IA; four nieces, Cheryl (Neal) Moses of Cedar Falls, IA, Mariliegh Fisher of Cedar Falls, IA, Nancy (Tim) Plendl of Dows, IA, Melanie Fisher of Janesville, IA; three nephews, John (Delberta) Fisher of Waverly, IA, Richard (Dena) Fisher of McCallsburg, IA, Alan (Julie) Fisher of Waverly, IA, and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Howard Adams; brother-in-law, J.H. 'Buck' Fisher. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Hugeback - Johnson Funeral in Waucoma.

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  1. I spent nearly a year with uncle Freeman, caring for him in his home, during which he shared many stories of his life. I have many happy memories of going up town to the pop station and later to the junction. My first trip to a Dairy Queen was with mom and Freeman on the way home from Iowa City in 1975, in his green nova.

  2. Childhood memories with Uncle Freeman, walking to the ‘Pop Station’ for an ice cold pop, strawberry ice cream, movies in West Union, BB guns, walking down the lane to bring the cows back to be milked.

  3. My sympathy to the family of Freeman. Know of my thoughts and prayers for you at your time of loss. Becky (Adams) Searcy


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