Lila Adams


February 24, 1933 - February 18, 2020


Lila Adams, 86, Mitchell, SD, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at her home in Mitchell.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday, February 21, at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, February 22, at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.  Burial will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Lila Adams was born February 24, 1933 to Lane and Grace (Vlasman) Vandenhoek, in Corsica, SD. She attended Corsica Country School until 8th grade and Corsica High School.

She married Raymond DeJong, and they farmed in the Corsica area. On January 30, 1963, Lila married Wayne Adams in Mitchell. She worked at St. Joseph Hospital, Dakota Manufacturing, and was office manager at Plains Industries. Lila loved camping and fishing with friends and family, and loved her dogs.

Lila is survived by her husband, Wayne Adams; son, Denny DeJong; two grandsons, Josh and Joe DeJong; and several great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond DeJong; two sons, Larry and Randy DeJong; four brothers; and two sisters.


Friday, February 21, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel Community Room
805 W Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


Saturday, February 22, 2020
2:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


To Be Announced

Posted by Rama Fuerst on February 27, 2020
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, Denny. May you find comfort at this difficult time. Sending prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Marty & Marilyn Pemrick on February 22, 2020
Sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers for your family.
Posted by Charolette Peterson on February 21, 2020
Prayers for family. She was a great lady.
Posted by Betty R Mennis (dejong) on February 20, 2020
So sorry for your loss Denny. I will not be able to be there but thoughts and prayers are with you. Aunt Betty
Posted by Doug & Jeannie DeJong on February 20, 2020
Hi Denny, sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Jill Franey Baukus on February 19, 2020
Denny so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Hugs and prayers for you and your family.
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