Keith Adams, 82, Ellsworth, formerly of Oberlin, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Ellsworth.

He was born Nov. 19, 1934, in Nemaha County to Loren and Bethel (Page) Adams.

He married June Conyers on Aug. 20, 1955, in Detroit. She preceded him in death in 1998. He later married Lu Cottingham on Jan. 2, 1999, in Ellsworth. He was a retired school superintendent and teacher.

He was a member of the Ellsworth First United Methodist Church and Ellsworth Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jim Adams, Manhattan, and John Adams, Wamego; two daughters, Brenda Henke, Osborne, and Lisa Matson, Grimes, Iowa; a brother, Bruce Adams, Ham Lake, Minn; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter; a great-grandson; and a sister, Anita Jean Guffy.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ellsworth First United Methodist Church; inurnment in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Keith Adams Kiwanis Scholarship, Ellsworth County Medical Center, J.H. Robbins Memorial Library, or Salina Rescue Mission in care of Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

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