Janice J. Adams – Lamont

Janice J. Adams, 84, of Lamont, Iowa, died on Wednesday evening, June 30, 2021 at Lexington Estate in Independence.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Strawberry Point, Iowa, with Rev. John Haugen officiating.
Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont and for one hour before the funeral on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point.
Rosary Service: 4:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Lamont church.
Interment: St. Albert Catholic Cemetery, rural Dundee, Iowa.
Fawcett-Schmitz Funeral Homes is assisting the family.
Online obituary at

Janice Joann Becker was born on March 30, 1937 in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Robert Julius & Stella Gertrude (Duwa) Becker. She graduated from St. John Catholic High School in the class of 1956. She then worked at Tiegans Dime Store in Independence up until her marriage. Janice was united in marriage to Harvey Henry Adams on November 28, 1959 at St. John Catholic Church in Independence, Iowa. Janice and Harvey were blessed with 6 children. They lived at Strawberry Point, Dundee and then moved to Lamont in 1963. Janice was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point. She enjoyed puzzles and going to auctions, garage sales and to the casino.

Janice is survived by her Husband of 61 years: Harvey Adams of Lamont;
5 Children: Donna (Darrell) Rosburg of Arlington,
Nancy Adams of Independence,
David (Robin) Adams of Lamont,
Linda (Dale) Puumala of Montour &
Jill (Dru) Burr of Waterloo;

13 Grandchildren: Scott (Mindi) Rosburg,
Mitch Rosburg,
Stephanie (Mike) Zumwalt,
Jodie (Ryan) Nostvick,
Jared (Brook) Goedken,
Taniesha Goedken,
Jenny (David) Hayes,
Nathan (Alyssa) Adams,
Ryan Puumala,
Adam Puumala,
Melinda Puumala,
Madison Burr &
Mason Burr and
5 Great Grandchildren.

Janice is preceded in death by her daughter: Ann Marie at age 2; parents and 2 brothers: James & Larry Becker.


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