Virginia Marcella Adams, 84
Virginia Marcella (Moker) Adams, mother, sister, grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt, neighbor and friend, peacefully passed away Saturday, April 23, at the Sparrow Mid-Michigan Hospice House in Lansing, Michigan, at the age of 84.
Virginia was born in Menominee Township, Michigan, to Jennie Slawinski Moker and Steve Moker. In 1953, she married her husband, David Adams, and together they had two daughters, Jenny and Mary Beth. Throughout her life, Virginia worked in many different environments, including as a librarian at the Stephenson library, a test monitor at the Milwaukee Vocational School, a stay-at-home mother and the vice president of Quincy Container.
Having spent most of her life in West Bend, Virginia moved to St. Johns, Michigan, in 2011 to spend more time with her daughters and grandchildren. While in St. Johns, Virginia was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She loved participating in a variety of daily devotions and spending time with her grandchildren. Virginia is preceded in death by her parents, Jennie Slawinski Moker and Steve Moker, and her husband, David Adams. Left behind to eternally treasure her memory are her daughters, Jenny Adams and Mary Beth (Rene) Rosenbaum; her siblings, Delores Menacher, Steve (Barbra) Moker and Pat (Russel) Keske; her four grandchildren, Jacob, Adam Rene, Alex and Joshua; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
In honor of Virginia’s life, there will be a rosary prayer service at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. May 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Johns, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Catholic School (201 E. Cass St., St. Johns, MI 48879) or The Clinton County Community Services Food Pantry (1001 S. Oakland St., St. Johns, MI 48879).
The family is being serviced by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home.