Funeral services for Delores Adams, 86, of Churdan, will be held at 10:30 am Friday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan with burial in the Highland Cemetery in Churdan. Visitation will be from 9:30 to time of service at the church. The Brown Funeral Home in Jefferson is assisting the family.
Survivors include her children; Virginia Wilson of Paton, Darwin Squibb of Texas, Linda Carr of Illinois and Bob Squibb of Wisconsin.
Delores J. Adams, the daughter of Elmond and Mary (Flanery) Bauer, was born October 28, 1931 near Dana, Iowa and depart this life September 30, 2018 at Regency Park Care Center in Jefferson, Iowa. She lived her life to the age of 86 years, 11 months and 2 days.
Delores attended school in Churdan. In December of 1948, Delores Bauer was united in marriage to Duane Squibb of Scranton. To this marriage were born five children. In June of 1970, Delores Squibb was united in marriage to Roland Adams. Roland passed away in 1976.
Delores spent her entire life in the Churdan area. She worked at the Flack Café in Churdan for a number of years and at the Paton Produce. She later worked for 25 years at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Carroll as a cook in the dietary department, where she retired in 1994.
Delores was a lifelong member of St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan.
Left to mourn her passing was her daughters and sons: Virginia (Rex) Wilson of Paton, Darwin Squibb of Graham, Texas, Linda (Tom) Carr of Savanna, Illinois and Robert (Kelly) Squibb of Waukesha, Wisconsin, nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Those who preceded her in death were her parents, husband, Roland, son, Eldon Squibb, three brothers; Robert, John and Donald, son-in-law Rene James and daughter-in-law, Karen Squibb.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 5, 2018, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan with Father John Gerald officiating. Serving as cantor was Greg Carey and Lois Last as organist. Burial was made in the Highland Township Cemetery in Churdan.
Serving as honorary casket bearers were her grandchildren; Kevin Wilson, Bradley Wilson, Corey Squibb, Darby Squibb, Justin Squibb, Adam Squibb, Brandon Squibb, Tonya Rhiner and Robert Squibb.