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Mike J. Adams

May 31, 2019 | 10 comments

Mike J. Adams, 71, of Onalaska, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Mike was born on October 4, 1947 to Buford and Doris Adams. He married Linda Thompson on July 27th1985 in La Crosse.  Mike lived in Onalaska most his life and in his free time enjoyed to play golf and go bowling and fishing.

Mike is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Josh Adams (Kelly Doulin) of Hudson, NY, Chris Freeman of Brooklyn, NY, Cari Harper (Chad Pittman) of Holmen; grandchildren, Austin and Lesli Harper, Samantha Jackson, and Lily Adams; brother, Dan (Cindy) Adams; nieces, Toni Adams and Katie (Nate) Jenks; and great niece and nephew, McKenzie and Charlie Jenks. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buford and Doris.

A private family service will be held at a later date.



  1. Kay Nelson

    So very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Always enjoyed visiting with him. We went to school together (OHS Class of ‘65), were confirmed together & were 3rd generation cousins. He will be missed. Our sympathy to all the family.
    Jim & Kay (Halverson) Nelson

  2. Tom Rastall

    Sorry Linda to here of Mike’s passing. Seams like only yesterday we were getting ready to graduate from high school.

  3. Carol & Bob Lubinsky

    Bob & I are so sorry to here of Mike’s passing. We send our thoughts & prayers

    to you & your family. Will come & see you soon.

  4. Cindy (Lyons) Dietrich

    Linda, I send my sympathy to you & your family at this sad time.
    Cindy (Lyons) Dietrich

  5. Ellen Morrell Cordry

    Linda & families: SO SORRY to hear of Mike’s passing. He was a good classmate & he will be missed by many. May God bring you Peace in the knowledge that you may be with him one day again – in God’s Glory . Prayers for His Grace to comfort you and the family with many memories of the life you shared.

  6. Cindy Buckholtz

    My Dear Sweet friend, I am so very sorry to see that you have left us. RIP Mike. I will treasure our memories. I hope you found the true happiness we talked about. I will miss you. Hugs..

  7. Peg LaVigne

    Linda and Family,
    I was saddened to hear that Mike had passed away. He was a wonderful man, very kind. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.
    God Bless.
    Peg LaVigne

  8. Alan Topel

    Sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Have some good memories from our younger days. My sincerest condolences to the family. Al Topel

  9. Hans & Sharon H.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, Linda. Mike was so awesome, so many good memories from when we worked together. god bless.

  10. Judy Shoults

    Linda, We were sorry to hear that Mike had passed away. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jim & Judy Shoults

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