Gloria Jean (Broesch) Adams, age 64 of Oswego, IL, formerly of Lake Holiday, IL passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. Gloria was born on April 15, 1950 in Portage, WI, the daughter of Clayton and Mildred (Smith) Broesch Sr. Gloria was united in marriage on January 13, 1990 to James M. Adams and they spent the next 24 happy years together.
She attended the Orchard Valley Community Church in Aurora, IL. Mrs. Adams was formerly employed as a Dealer with Hollywood Casino in Aurora, IL. Gloria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family, friends and many loved ones.
Gloria is survived by her husband, James M. Adams of Oswego, IL; her children, Tamie J. (James Wiltermood) Barker of Hinckley, IL, Jerad (Rachel) Barker of Bolingbrook, IL, Angela Ryan of Evergreen, CO, Ervin W. (Jennifer) Briggs III of Montgomery, IL, James Adams of Trinity, FL and Kelly (Derek) Powell of Aurora, IL; her grandchildren, Cory Briggs, Jordan Barker, Brianna Barker, Katrina Ryan, Tyler Adams, Logan Powell and Robert Phillips; her great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Barr; her brothers, Terry (Shirley) Broesch, Clayton Broesch Jr. and Robert McMahon; as well as several nieces and nephews. She is preceded by her parents, Clayton and Mildred Broesch; her brothers, Bill Smith and David McMahon; also her sister-in-law, Debra Broesch.
Visitation we be from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 31, 2014, and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 PM at Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Parkway, Yorkville, IL. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, (630) 553-7611 or www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com.
Immediately following, our family invites you to join us at the American Legion, 9054 Route 34, Yorkville, IL to continue honoring the life of Gloria Jean (Broesch) Adams.
In lieu of sending flowers, please consider a donation made in Gloria’s memory, to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer research fund at http://www.info-komen.org/goto/Gloria_Adams