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.