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Benjamin G. Adams

Benjamin G. ''Ben'' Adams, 55, of Naperville, IL and formerly of Tama, IA, died Thursday, June 2, 2005 at Edward Hospital, Naperville. He was born on July 7, 1949 in Marshalltown, IA.He is survived by his wife, Janet L. (nee Patch) Adams; two children, Jason (Sara) Adams and Michelle Adams; his parents, Thomas and Shirley Adams; seven siblings, John (Pam) Adams, Paul (Carole) Adams, Bryan (Brenda) Adams, Penny (Scott) Field, Trisha Adams, Susan Adams and Annette Adams and numerous nieces and nephews. Ben grew up in Tama, IA, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received his undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. Ben worked for many years in the financial advising field, most recently with Geometry Group, New York City, NY. Visitation Sunday, June 5, 1 to 5 p.m. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Funeral Services will follow Sunday, 5 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Phil Sheets officiating. Family and Friends will meet Tuesday, June 7, 12:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, IA for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Ben Adams Golf Scholarship at Florida Gulf Coast University, c/o Ron Howell, 5711 Harborage Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33908, 239-437-2472 or email aristocratgolf@earthlink.com. Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, Naperville, IL. For info. 630-355-0213.

Published in Chicago Tribune on June 5, 2005
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