DONALD T. ADAMS, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Ossian Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born on Sept. 13, 1926, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Donald and Florence (Erne) Adams. Upon graduating from North Side High School, he began working for the United States Post Office, from which he retired after 38 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, and traveling. He is survived by his loving wife of over 67 years, JoAnne M. (Roffelsen) Adams; sons, Stephen A. (Linda) Adams Sr. of Fort Wayne, Mark T. Adams of Albion, Iowa, James E. (Pamela) Adams of Wabash, Ind., John M. (Molly) Adams of Fort Wayne, and Scott M. (Linda) Adams of Carmel, Ind.; daughters, Kathleen J. Kent of Grand Rapids, Mich.., Louise S. (Kevin) Ambrose of Fort Wayne, and Mary T. Thompson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda M. (Richard) Bauer. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling also from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, with a Rosary service at 4:30 p.m., at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road. Entombment at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials may be made to . For online condolences, please visit www.


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 4, 2014