Martha Anne Adelson, nee Stein, 81, passed away Dec. 7, 2004. Adoring wife of Dr. Bernard H. Adelson; devoted mother of Duffie, Edward (Kim) and David Adelson; cherished grandmother of Jaimie, Charlie and Sarah Adelson; sister of the late Frank and Andy (the late Bonnie) Stein. A woman of great wit and brevity of speech, she possessed to the highest possible degree integrity of character and honesty in her actions and beliefs. Proudly served her country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Was an active and dedicated volunteer for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia and the Chicago Botanic Garden. Had a love and profound appreciation of classical music and nature, particularly, birds and butterflies and was an avid equestrian. A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 12, 2 to 5 p.m. at Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home, 1100 Greenleaf Ave., Wilmette. Info, 847-251-8200.