SHERMAN - A Mass of Christian Burial for Bobby Charles Adlof will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rev. Bruce Bradley of St. Michael's Catholic Church in McKinney will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery with Michal Adlof, Christopher Adlof, Zachary Adlof, Jordan Adlof, Preston Speers, Jeremy Sudderth, Wes Carlin, and James Jackson serving as pallbearers. Mr. Adlof, 77, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at Medical Center of McKinney.
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Bobby was born April 10, 1933 in Sherman to the late Hugo and Ruby (Jackson) Adlof. Following high school, Bobby served in the U.S. Army and married Marijohn Smith on Aug. 31, 1953 in El Paso. Mr. Adlof worked in masonry construction and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in McKinney. He was very fond of his grandchildren and the times he got to spend with them.
Mr. Adlof is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marijohn of Blue Ridge; two sons, Phillip Adlof and wife Jennifer of Blue Ridge and Paul Adlof and wife Shelly of McKinney; one daughter, Debra Suddereth of Blue Ridge; ten grandchildren, Kaitlin Adlof, Jeremy Sudderth, Amber Arnett, Kristin Carlin, Michal Adlof, Christopher Adlof, Zachary Adlof, Preston Speers, Parker Adlof, and Jordan Adlof; and three great-grandchildren, Colten Carlin, Verscaje Springfield, and Killion Springfield.
A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friday at Waldo Funeral Home followed by family visitation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The online register book can be signed at waldofuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the
at P.O. Box 15186 Austin, Texas 78761.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Feb. 4, 2011