Irene Adams, 74, of Blue River died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Golden Living Center, Riverdale. She was born November 8, 1938 the daughter of Firman and Katherine (Knapp) Schildgen. On January 19, 1963 Irene married Charlie Adams in Lancaster. She worked for the Village of Blue River for 6 years and over 20 years at Riverdale Schools. Irene was an avid sports fan everything from high school to the professionals. She enjoyed bowling and playing softball.

Irene is survived by her children

Bruce Adams of Muscoda,

Duane (Kristi) Adams of Muscoda,

Teresa Zart of Readstown,

Rita Gillingham of Richland Center,

2 grandchildren,

4 step grandchildren,

11 brothers and sisters, Jerry (Carlene)Schildgen, Shirley Ellis, Jack Schildgen, Ruth, Mark (Mary) Schildgen, Jean (Larry) Brandmuethl, Karen (Jerry) Olsen, Linda (Calvin) Snyder, Rachel, Pat (Larry) Thompson, Betty (Merle) Ritter,

Sister in law Sue McClean, many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents Firman and Katherine, husband Charlie, and brother Ike.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Blue River Community Building. Burial will be in the Blue River Cemetery. The Godager Pratt Funeral Home is assisting the Adams family.