Robert B. Adams, Tampico Bank Official, Dies

Tampico: - Robert Broomfield Adams, 85, Chairman of the Board of the Tampico National Bank, died unexpectedly at his home Sunday afternoon.

Funeral rites will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tampico, with the Rev. Eugene Parker officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Tampico.

There will be visitation at the Schmitt Chapel after seven o'clock this evening and a rosary will be said in the chapel at 8 p.m.

Robert Broomfield Adams was born July 20, 1886 in the New Bedford area, the son of Frank and Caroline Adams. He received his education in the Burden School and was united in marriage with Vera Foley, June 2, 1915, in St. Mary's. Mr. Adams was a lifetime resident of this area. He was a charter member of the Bureau County Farm Bureau and had served as a board member of Swanson School. He farmed in Fairfield Township for many years until retiring in 1951, when he and his wife moved to Tampico.

Surviving are his wife and one daughter, Mary, at home; five sons, Eldon, Herbert and Charles of Tampico, Bernard of Columbia, Mo., and James of Webster Groves, Mo.; 25 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Isabelle Long of Sheffield. He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters, one grandson, three brothers and two sisters.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, November 29, 1971, pg 1, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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