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Caroline B. Adkins

Caroline B. Adkins

1922-June 30, 2009

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother

Caroline passed away at her home with her beloved husband of 65 years, Edward and her daughter by her side. Caroline (Borske) Adkins was the middle child of eight children and grew up in upper Michigan. Caroline moved to the Chicago area in the early 1940's and met Edward Adkins and they married in 1944. After their daughter was born in 1951, they moved to Crystal Lake, Ill. Caroline and Edward did a great deal of traveling in the United States and Canada. Caroline became a grandmother in 1970 and 1972. Caroline and Edward became members of the LDS Church in 1972. Caroline retired shortly after and they traveled full time including two trips to Alaska. They then took up residence in Sun City, Ariz. They moved to Oregon in 1997 to be closer to their oldest granddaughter. Caroline became a great-grandmother in 1997 and 2000. During Caroline's time in Oregon, she has been a part of raising emus, making quilts, serving her community through volunteering at Access white City Pantry, Northwest Seasonal Worker's and various church related functions. Caroline was loved by all her knew her and many calling her mom and grandma. Caroline was preceded by her parents, Susan and Peter Borske; two sisters, Rose Rosetti and olive Pawalk; three brothers, Harold, Art and Forest Borske; in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. She is survived by her husband, Edward; daughter, Sherry (Munday) White City, Ore.; grandchildren, Shelia (Chris Sixkiller), Jacksonville, Ore. and Shellie (Kirkpatrick) Fort Collins, Colo.; great-granddaughters, Brittney and Faith Sixkiller; brother, Clarence(Opal) Borske, Great Falls, Mont.; sister, Lillie Fritz, Chester, Mont.; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 110 W. Linn Rd, Eagle Point, OR 97524. The Family would like to acknowledge the love and support of the church members, family and friends. Thank you for your caring and support, it is truly appreciated.

Caroline B. Adkins