Thomas “Grub” Adams, age 70, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa died on Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home in Sioux Rapids. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements. Thomas James Adams, the son of James and Florence (Jones) Adams, was born on February 1, 1949 in Iowa. Grub grew up and attended school in Eagle Grove. On August 14, 1967, Grub enlisted in the United States Marine Corps until his honorable discharge on August 13, 1969. During his time of service, Grub earned the rank of Lance Corporal. Grub was married to Faye Ollinger and the couple had one son, Brian. Grub was later married to Constance Adams and the couple had three children: Alan, Jesse, and Gracie. On January 30, 1993, Grub was united in marriage to his soulmate, Barbara Fahlenkamp in Spencer, Iowa. Grub was a welder by trade and often spent time in his shop building custom motorcycles. He was also a member of the motorcycle club, Spencer Bunch. In his free time, Grub enjoyed traveling on his motorcycle with his wife. Above all, Grub loved spending time with his family; he loved his family with his whole heart. You always knew where you stood with Grub, he will forever be remembered for being a simple and very direct man. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 26 years, Barbara Adams; children: Brian (Serena) Adams, Alan (Valerie) Adams, Jesse Adams, Gracie (Jesse) Dammann; brother, Steven (Vicky) Adams; sisters, Marie (Gordon) Reed and Judy (Robert) Asche; grandchildren: Joshua Adams, Brooke Adams, MaKayla Francis, MacKinzie Wethor, Alex Francis, Jaida Dammann, Trinten Adams, Jude Adams, Arian Adams; and extended family and friends. Grub was preceded in death by his parents, James and Florence Adams; brother, Duane Adams; and grandson, Travis Adams.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Thomas Grub Adams February 1 1949 May 10 2019 (age 70).
Death notice for the town of: Albert City, state: Iowa