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Thomas S. Adamson lifelong resident of West Chicago The visitation for Thomas S. Adamson, 53, will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main), West Chicago. The funeral service will begin with prayers at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at the funeral home, and proceed to St. Mary's Church, for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Glen Cemetery, West Chicago. Born Dec. 23, 1957, in Geneva, to Wayne and Betty (nee Welter) Adamson, he passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at home after a two year battle with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He followed in his father's footsteps and became a plumber. Tom enjoyed his guitars and was an avid gardener. He also enjoyed a good round of golf. Tom was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams included the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago White Sox. Tom is survived by three brothers, Nick (Debbie) Adamson of Sugar Grove, Harry (Kathleen) Adamson of St. Charles and David Adamson of West Chicago; three sisters, Judy Coakley of West Chicago, Merry (Phil) Hahn of Houston, Texas and Jeanette Adamson of Montgomery; four nieces; one nephew; five great-nieces; two great-nephews; and many relatives and friends He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Betty Adamson. Contributions in Tom's memory may be made to ALS Les Turner Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy Ave., Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077. For information, call 630-231-0060 or visit www.norriswalensegertfh.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2011
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