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Deloras Jean Adamson

March 24, 1940 — June 22, 2021

Deloras "Dee" Jean Adamson, 81, of Roberts passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Piper City Rehab & Living Center. She was born March 24, 1940 in Fairbury, the daughter of Albert "Brownie" and Lola (Straight) Brauman and they preceded her in death. She married Doyle D. Adamson on May 9, 1959 at the Congregational Church in Thawville and he preceded her in death on January 26, 2014.

She is survived by one daughter, Karla Adamson-Butterick of Rantoul; one son, Jeffrey Adamson of Roberts; two grandchildren, Ethan Wayne Butterick and Wyatt Dean Butterick of Rantoul; one sister, Rosa Anna Nichols of Chatsworth; and one niece, Christiana Rose Kostal of Cullom.

Dee worked at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign. She enjoyed stained glass, arts and crafts, playing cards, cooking, gardening, and watching basketball. She was an Illini fan and took pride in mowing her yard.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Friday, June 25, 2021 at the Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman. Pastor Brian King will officiate. Burial will follow at Brenton Twp. Cemetery in Piper City.

Memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Research.

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Friday, June 25, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home

234 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938

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