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Melinda K. Adams


01/21/1954 - 04/22/2014 Obituary
Graveside services will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, River Boulevard. Melinda was born in Bakersfield to Minor R. (Punt) and Lorene Kirchner who have both preceded her in death. She was raised in Bakersfield and graduated from Bakersfield High School. Melinda raised four sons of whom she was extremely proud. She loved
gardening - growing vegetables in the spring, flowers all year long and just enjoyed being outdoors.
Survivors include her sons; Kevin and wife Patricia and their son Atticus of Twinsburg, Ohio, Greg of Bakersfield, Brian and wife Daisy of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Dean Adams of Bakersfield; two brothers, Roy and wife Lucy Kirchner, Jack and wife Cheri Kirchner of Bakersfield; aunt, Luella House of Nebraska City, Nebraska; nephew, Brad Kirchner; nieces, Kimberly Salazar and Nicole Reynolds, cousins, Priscilla Long, Sandra Allen, Michelle Low and Diane House-Hoyle and their children; and life-long friend, Gina Fanucchi. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of the Kern County Animal Shelters Foundation, P.O. Box 11494, Bakersfield, CA 93389 or online at friendsofkernshelters.org.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 6, 2014
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