Ann Marion Travis Adams

August 9, 1931November 1, 2013

Ann Marion Adams, 83, beloved wife, loving mother, and devoted grandmother, passed away on 1 November 2013 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo, MI. She was born on 9 August 1931 in Seward, PA, to Perry and Hannah Travis.

Ann grew up in Ann Arbor, MI, and graduated from Ann Arbor Pioneer High School in 1949. After high school she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corp and served in the 5th Army. She met her husband, Ronald, J. Adams, while they were stationed in St. Louis, MO: they were happily married for 63 years. She was an accomplished ballroom dancer, a skilled seamstress, and an avid golfer.

Ann is survived by her husband, Ronald of Kalamazoo, MI; her daughter Susan Adams of Glen Rock, PA; her son Ronald (Kathleen) Adams of Mendon, MI; and her granddaughters Hannah Adams of Chevy Chase, MD, and Molly Adams of Kalamazoo, MI.

Graveside Military Honors and Burial will be on Thursday, November 14, 2013, 2:30 PM at Fort Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Rose Arbor Hospice, c/o Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.


  • Gravside Burial Thursday, November 14, 2013

Ann Marion Travis Adams

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November 7, 2013

Ron -- I'm so sorry we both lost Ann, but she is with Jesus and can walk again, golf again, laugh again and dance again. I knew her for less than a year, but 5 minutes after I met her, I knew she was special. -- Dave Hager, Hope Woods

Bill Burton

November 4, 2013

Ron,Chip and Sue.
So sorry to hear of Ann's passing. Our condolences to all of you.
Bill Burton, Marilyn, Bill and Karen.