Linda Jean Adams(1952 - 2012)

Linda Jean Adams, 59, of Bozeman passed away Feb. 29, 2012. She was born Oct. 4, 1952 in St. Paul, Minn. to Robert Myron and Bernice Irene (Hesselink) Enloe.

Linda grew up on a rural property outside of Hudson, Wis. She attended Hudson Elementary Schools and was active in 4-H and high school band. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin in physical education and later a B.S. in elementary education from the University of Iowa. During her career she worked as a gifted and talented coordinator for the Sparta, Wis. school district and as an elementary education and physical education teacher in both Illinois and Iowa.

Linda married J. Thomas Adams on Oct. 14, 1976 in Honolulu, Hawaii and together they lived in a variety of states including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, Pennsylvania, California and Montana.

Linda was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bozeman and enjoyed gardening, international travel and crafts. She will be remembered for her gentle and caring nature.

Linda was preceded in death by her brother, Tim Enloe. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Adams of Bozeman; daughter, Katherine Adams of Missoula; father, Robert and step-mother, Harriet Enloe of Hudson, Wis.; brothers, Andy (Colleen) Enloe of Hudson, Wis., Jeff (Glades) Enloe of Phoenix, Ariz., and Paul Enloe of St. Paul, Minn.; and sisters, Lori Enloe of Iowa City, Iowa and Lisa Enloe of Niellsville, Wis.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Le Petit Chateau, 1568 Cobb Hill Rd., Bozeman, MT 59718.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Funeral Home

Dahl Funeral Chapel
300 Highland Boulevard Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-5298

Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Mar. 18, 2012