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Nora M. AdamsApril 6, 1949 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 68)
A funeral service for Nora M. Adams will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Father Kurt Farrell will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church.
Nora passed away of natural causes at her home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was 68 years old.
Nora Mary (Cantu) Adams was born on April 6, 1949 in Fort Worth, TX to Juan and Eduvijes (Vasquez) Cantu. The family moved to the Albert Lea area where she would attend and graduate from Albert Lea High School. On December 4, 1968, she was united in marriage to Oscar Adams in Albert Lea. The couple made Albert Lea their home.
Nora was a member of St. Theodore Catholic church, and enjoyed attending church. She was a wonderful wife and mother, always keeping a nice home. Nora enjoyed working in her vegetable garden, reading, birdwatching, cooking, walks at the state park, and helping out in the bait shop. She liked to play jokes on her family, and was known as a caring, creative, smart and funny person. Above all, Nora loved her family, and cherished each moment that they were together.
Nora is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar; both parents, Juan and Eduvijes Cantu; a 16 year old son; three children in infancy; a brother, Fred Cantu.
Those left to carry on her legacy include her children, Sherry (Tim Williams) Adams, Gordy Adams, and Stacy (Danny) Lugo; grandchildren, Joshua, Anica and Holly Cole, Timmy and Megan Williams, Jennifer, Jordan, Erin, Justin, Allyson, and Nathan Adams, and Marley Lugo; great-grandchildren, Mahlya, Melody, Ryan, Rheya, Rhyleigh, Violet, and Ryker; siblings, Lucy Pena, Rudy (Carol) Cantu, Jesse (Patty) Cantu, Joe (Helen) Cantu, and Maria Cantu; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mary (Jesse) Zamora, Mary Lou Adams, Rudolfo Adams, Alma Rosa (Ray) Talamantes, Blanca Stella Guardado, Alexandra (Bartolo) Orozco, Gloria Cerda, Dora Sandoval, Silvia (Pedro) Ortiz, Ernesto Adams, and Linda Adams; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.