Adams, Elliot L. Age 78, of Richfield, formerly of S. Mpls., passed away peacefully 11/4/06. Preceded in death by wife, Monica Ann and first wife, Marcella; parents, Elliot and Grace and brother, Duane. Survived by children, Christine (Paul) Leska, Geralyn (Paul) Baumgartner, Joseph (Junna) Adams and Roxanne Adams; grandchildren, Jessica (Adam) Fischer, Elizabeth and Charles Leska and Laura Baumgartner; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Kaia and Baby Fischer; other relatives and friends. Elliot successfully defended himself in front of the MN Supreme Court, and received a unanimous decision in 1965. Taught Math at De La Salle H.S. in the 1950's and worked as a computer programmer at Sperry for many years. Active in the DFL pro-life caucus. He was the 1955 MN State Chess Champion. Army vet during the Korean era. Mass of Christian Burial Wed., 11/8 at 11 AM at Our Lady of Peace, 5426 12th Av S., with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM. Interment Sunset. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to American Diabetes Assoc. Sunset Funeral Home (612) 789-3596
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.