Robert M. Adams

Robert M. Adams, 73, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020.

Bob was born July 18, 1946 in Rensselaer, Indiana to the late William Maurice “Mauri” Adams and Ethel Pauline (Warren).


Bob was the owner of Kendall’s Service which he purchased in 1997 before selling the business to Kaiser Auto in 2013. He served in the Army Reserve and was a member of the American Legion. He served on the La Porte County Lake Patrol and was an advisor for the La Porte County Police Cadet’s. 


Bob was a loving son, husband, dad and grandpa “paw-paw”. He will be truly missed by all those lives he touched. 


On September 18, 1965 Bob married Christine Wilkey who survives with their children, Paul (Kristie) Adams of La Porte, Karen Parkerson of La Porte; grandchildren, Jake (Sarah) Adams, Heather Macher, Zachary (Sarah) Adams, Kayla (Shawn) Miller, Lexie Adams, Taylor Adams, Bryon (Amanda) Parkerson, and Jessica (Josh) Fawley; 11 great-grandchildren; and brothers, William (Chris) Adams and Michael (Patty) Adams of La Porte.  He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Jeff Parkerson.    

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at the funeral home, where visitation will be from 10 a.m. to the time of services at 11 a.m. Pastor Bob Vale will officiate. Burial will follow at Rolling Prairie Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Rumely Allis-Chalmers LaPorte Heritage Center, 2859 W. State Rd 2, La Porte, Indiana 46350.

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