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George A. Adlam

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Adlam, George A. Age 87, of Brookfield and Wauwatosa, found Eternal Peace on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Doris Adlam, his granddaughter, Kimberly Marie Slaske and sister-in-law, Mickey Adlam. He will always be remembered and missed by his loving wife Patricia (nee Cobeen), five dear children: Kathleen (Jerry) Slaske, Susan Adlam, Therese Adlam, John (D'Anna) Adlam and James (Debbie) Adlam and four wonderful grandchildren: Courtney, Jason, Lauren and Michael Adlam. Also left to cherish his memory are his brother, Dr. Robert and Rebecca Adlam, brothers and sisters in-law: Charles and Miyako Cobeen, John and Mary Armbruster, John and Helen Kabara, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Visitation on Tuesday, April 8 at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CHURCH, 1755 Calhoun Road, from 9:30 AM until 11:15 AM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 AM, immediately followed by a reception for family and friends. A private committal ceremony will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. George and Pat were very active in their parishes, at Marquette High and Marquette University where they received, as a couple, the All University Service Award. George used his special talents as a lector at his various parishes. A graduate of Marquette High, George further received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University. He also served in the U.S. Army during WWII. After two decades in engineering and sales, he established Adlam Equipment Company, Inc. He was a registered professional engineer and a member of several technical societies. George served as president of the Marquette Engineering Alumni Association, board member at Marquette High, President of the Board at Milwaukee Catholic Home, and organizing member of the executive committee of the Campanile Society of the Milwaukee Archdiocese. He was also a member of Westmoor Country Club and the American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to Marquette University High School, 3401 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208, Marquette University, 1250 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233 or San Camillo Foundation, 10200 W. Bluemound Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2014
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