Carol M. Adams, age 83 of Markesan, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton on Sunday,December 20, 2015.
Carol was born on October 2, 1932 in the town of Green Lake, the daughter of George and Lillie (Luethe) Werth. Following graduation from Markesan High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She was united in marriage to Philip Adams at Zion Lutheran Church in Fairwater. Carol worked as a social worker for Green Lake County, taking on a wide spectrum of responsibilities in helping others.
Carol was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Fairwater and volunteered at the Grand Opera House and Senior Center in Oshkosh. She also served as treasurer for the Markesan Sno-Drifters. Her hobbies included camping, sewing, traveling, bird watching, refurbishing items and line, square and folk dancing. She enjoyed nature, spending time with her family and looked forward to popcorn on Sundays while cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Carol is survived by her sons, Philip (Sherry) Adams of Markesan and Douglas (Judith) Adams of Anchorage, AK; her son-in-law, John Toufar; her grandchildren, Andrew Adams, Dana Toufar, Philip (Chelsea) Adams and Craig Toufar; one great-grandson, Bowie Adams; siblings, Dr. James (Judy) Werth of Harlingen, TX and Joyce (Dave) Windebank of Sun City West, AZ; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Philip Adams; her daughter, Cheryl Toufar; four brothers, Robert, Richard, William and George; and other relatives.
A funeral service for Carol will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 100 Church St., Fairwater with Rev. Shari Routh officiating.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 28, 2015 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 181 S. Main St., Markesan and also on Tuesday prior to the service at church, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Markesan is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com