June “GG” Adams, 96, Mitchell, SD died Friday, May 12, 2017 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, May 15 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at Ethan, SD. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 am on Monday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
June Pearl Adams was born June 6, 1920 at Ethan, SD to Peter C. and Minnie (Garrett) Wendelboe. She was the youngest of four children. She was married on July 28, 1943 to Vernon George Adams in Alexandria, SD.
June was a faithful employee of St. Joseph’s Hospital for 38 years. In her employment she worked as a nurses’ aide in surgery and lastly in Central Supply Room. She loved her work and was a champion of helping others.
GG’s grandchildren were the sparkle in her smile. They will live on to tell stories of their time spent with Grandpa and Grandma June. GG was a special lady and touched many lives with her kindness.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine (Steve) Rhoades, Oak Grove, MO, her grandchildren Tonya (Darin) Ford, Mitchell, Travis Schultz, Alexandria, VA, Troy Martish, Sioux Falls, Joshua Schultz, Salt Lake City, UT, Matthew Schultz, Rosemount, MN, and Emily (Colby) Reinbold, Oak Grove, MO, great-grandchildren include Nichole (Jon) Bussmus and Zach Martish, Mitchell, Elizabeth Martish, Sioux Falls, Samantha Ford, Mitchell, and Liberty Schultz, Rosemount, MN, great-great-grandchildren Zoey and Ruger Bussmus, Mitchell, and son-in-law Ken Martish, Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon on April 28, 1990; parents; siblings, Arthur, Clifford, and Lillie Everson; daughter Marlene Martish on February 21, 2012; grandchildren Jordan and Olivia Martish, and Baby Boy Ford.