Dec. 29, 1918-Sept. 4, 2012
Rita M. Adams, 93, of Wetzel, died at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Putnam County to Lewis and Katherine (Fischbach) Hoersten, who preceded her in death.
On Dec. 29, 1938, she married Floyd Adams, who died on Feb. 10, 1968.
Survivors include daughter Rhonda (Kevin) Longstreth of Wetzel; sisters Jeanette (Fred) Black and Elizabeth “Betty” Daeger; brothers John Hoersten, Roger (Julie) Hoersten and Harold Hoersten; and nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by daughters Shirley A. Beard and Ruth Adams; sister Mary Theresa “Punkin” Bollinger; and brothers Isadore, Richard and Edwin Hoersten.
Mrs. Adams was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting, cooking, traveling and watching her grandchildren’s activities.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.