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Everett Joseph "Joe" Adolf

1966 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Everett Joseph "Joe" Adolf Obituary
Everett Joseph Adolf (Joe), 48, of Bethune (formerly of Kersey) passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Lakewood.

Joe was born on March 30, 1966 in Burlington, to Everett and Lois (Willenborg) Adolf and was the second of four children.

He attended Bethune School until his sophomore year when he transferred to Burlington High School and graduated in 1984.

During his high school years, Joe set many track and field records in the 100m dash, 200m dash, and the 400m and 800m relays where he still holds those records today.

Joe attended the University of Northern Colorado and was in the Army Reserves from 1984 to Jan. 12, 1990 when he was honorably discharged from the armed forces.

On Sept. 1, 1990 he married Kristen at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Burlington, and was later divorced in 2011.

They resided in Kersey and had two children, Erica, born on Aug. 22, 1987 and Tressa, born on June 2, 1992.

Joe worked as an electrician for several years before starting his own heating and air conditioning business, Adolf Heating and Cooling in August 2009 to current.

Joe loved hunting, camping and spending time with his family and friends.

He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church and also the local 4-H club where he showed market steers and pigs during his primary school years.

Joe was known as a kind, caring man with a big heart who loved to help others. Although he was reserved and quiet at times, he would always make you laugh with his funny comments when you least expected.

Survivors are his two daughters, Erica Nava (husband Guillermo) of Evans, and Tressa Adolf of Loveland; mother, Lois Adolf of Burlington; his two sisters Kim Adolf Thompson of Eaton, Allegra Adolf of Burlington, brother Jason Adolf (wife Alicia) of Yuma; nephew Trent Thompson and niece Jenna Thompson of Eaton; niece Jessica Skinner of Burlington and three granddaughters, Briella, Audrina, and Vienna Nava.

Preceded in death are his father, Everett Adolf, his brother Billy Adolf, his nephew Bryan Skinner, his grandparents, Carl and Clara Adolf and Leonard and Crescentia Willenborg.

Funeral services for Everett Joseph Adolf (Joe) will be held on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 430 3rd Street in Burlington, at 11 a.m.

Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Burlington.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with a parish Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, at St. Catherine Catholic Church.

Officiating the ceremony will be Father Robert Newberry.

Pallbearers for Joe are Rick Monroe, Todd Berens, Jesse Nino, Bill Crouse, Gary Mallet, Scott Hoschouer, and Frank Meis.

Honorary pallbearers are Trent Thompson, Kyle Knobbe, Jed Knobbe, Keith Knobbe, Dale Willingborg, Allan Willenborg, Ron Willingborg, Ken Boiser, Al Riesselman, Kevin Dentlinger, and Darin Carroll.

Memorials may be made in Joe's name and may be left at or sent to The Bank of Burlington, 410 14th St., P.O. Box 429, Burlington, CO 80807.

Friends may go to www.lovefuneralhomes.com to leave a message of condolence for the family and to sign their online register book.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Love Funeral Home in Burlington.
Published in The Burlington Record on Aug. 21, 2014
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