Lawrence H. Adams Jr.

June 17, 1945December 13, 2013
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Lawrence H. Adams Jr., age 68, of Hammond, IN passed away Friday, December 13, 2013. He is the loving husband of 46 years to Charlene (nee Kalbac) Adams; loving father of five children: Lawrence E. (Amanda) Adams of Griffith, IN, Sheila M. (Phillip) Cain of TN, Sherri M. Irsa of Portage, IN, Sarah L. (Jonathon) Baumann of Indianapolis, IN and Rebecca A. Adams of Schererville, IN; loving grandfather of six grandchildren: Ashley, Jonathan and Courtney Adams, Madelyn and Samantha Cain, and Ethan Irsa; devoted brother to four sisters: Cora Adams of Lake Station, IN, Elaine (James) Baker of Florida, Penny (Danny) Jackson of Missouri and Shirley (Joseph) Breiten of Missouri; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents: Lawrence and Cora Adams; and niece Kimberly Ozelie. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN with Pastor Derek Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home. Mr. Adams was a member of the Hessville Baptist Church and was currently employed at C.C. Hooks & Associates in Gary with 16 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and trains. Lawrence coached girls softball and baseball for the Edison Little League. He was an avid story teller and jokester and was a Civil War and Hammond history enthusiast. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lawrence's loving memory to the Joe Betustak, Jr. Memorial Foundation (FOR CANCER) or the Humane Society Calumet Area.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Lawrence H. Adams Jr.

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Claudia Vogel-Wiens

December 20, 2013

Dear Sarah and family, I am so sorry about your loss.
Prayers to you and your family.

Nick Vetor

December 19, 2013

Sarah and Family,
I am very sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

Robert Ordway

December 18, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Larry at CC Hooks for 10 years and he was fun and enjoyable to be around. He will definitely be missed!

Steve & Marie

December 18, 2013

Larry, Mandy, and Courtney you are in our thoughts and prayers. We send our deepest sympathy to you and the entire Adams Family....

Naomi Anderson

December 17, 2013

Prayers to you & your family.

Angelo & Christabelle Pereira

December 17, 2013

Sarah, We pray the good Lord grants your Dad eternal rest and you and your family the grace to deal with his loss. Cherish the memories of the journey he travelled with you over the many years.

Jerry & Debbi DeBoer & family

December 17, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Melissa Lynn (Jabo)

December 17, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

December 17, 2013

Im so sorry for your loss. Your dad will be truly missed. He was a wonderful man.

Kristen Bostick

Pam Zawada

December 17, 2013

My deepest sympathy Larry and Mandy. May God guide you at this sorrow time.
God Bless!