Geraldine V. Adamson

Geraldine V. Adamson, age 89, of Luverne, MN, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Center in Luverne.

She was born Aug. 6, 1921 in Vermillion, to Walter and Alice (Brown) Christopherson. Geraldine attended and graduated from the Vermillion High School.

Geraldine was united in marriage to Harold Adamson on Aug. 8, 1939 in Vermillion. After their marriage they moved to Centerville and farmed for 22 years. She worked as a riveter building airplanes in Chicago for a short time while her husband served in World War II. They moved to Luverne in 1967 where she worked at Arnie's Grocery Store, J.C. Penney, Hytek Water Softener, and later worked for Southwest Opportunity Council as an outreach worker.

 She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne, RSVP, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Luverne Senior Citizens.

 Geraldine is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Scott) Barnes, Luverne, MN; two grandchildren, Adam and David Smedsrud; three great-grandchildren, Megan, Damian and Wesley Smedsrud; four sisters, Joyce Ashmore, Elk Point, Bonnie Hustrulid, Beresford, Betty Hanson, Vermillion, and Lela (Deryl) Kruse, Vermillion.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one sister.

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