Cover photo for Maria Adams's Obituary
Maria Adams Profile Photo
1942 Maria 2019

Maria Adams

February 9, 1942 — July 17, 2019

Albert Lea, MN

Funeral services for Maria “Linda” Adams will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea, with Father Kurt Farrell officiating.  Visitation will be from 4 – 7 PM on Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, and again one hour prior to the service at the church.

Maria died suddenly on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Albert Lea.  She was 77 years old.

Maria Herlinda (Gonzales) Adams was born on February 9, 1942 in Uvalde, TX.  Maria grew up in Uvalde, graduating from Uvalde High School.  Maria would marry Gilberto Polanco Adams, of Knippa, TX.  The couple spent many wonderful years together until his death in 1995.

Linda gave a lot of her time to others.  She was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church, President of the Azteca Club, member of the Community Action Board, and was a Victim Center Crisis Advocate.  Linda enjoyed many things in life.  Family remembers her for her amazing cooking; tamales being her specialty!  She enjoyed watching all sports, the Minnesota Twins and Vikings were her favorite.  Linda found happiness while dancing, cooking, or going to the casino.  She was always a happy, bubbly person with a great sense of humor.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gilberto; both parents; sister, Lydia Garcia; sister in-law, Mary Gonzales; niece and nephews, Rene Arizmendi Jr., Jackie Arizmendi, and Benito Arizmendi.

Maria leaves behind her significant other, Roberto Resendez Vasquez; children, Gilberto (Rosie Cedillo) Adams Jr., David Adams, and Benito Adams; grandson, Anton Christopher Adams and his son, Zayden; siblings, Benito Gonzales, Angela (Cesar) Hernandez, Dora (Ruben) Mendoza, and Mary (Michael) Reyes; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Amor y paz.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maria Adams, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, July 23, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Bonnerup Funeral & Cremation Services - Albert Lea

2210 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Theodore Catholic Church

315 E Clark St, Albert Lea, MN 56007

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree