Glenn Edward Adam, Sr.

  • Born: July 13, 1942
  • Died: February 17, 2018
  • Location: New Lenox, Illinois

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

102 E. Francis Road
P.O. Box 129
New Lenox, IL 60451

Tel. (815) 485-3200

Tribute & Message From The Family

Glenn Edward Adam Sr.
of New Lenox, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the age of 75 after a brief illness. Glenn was born in Chicago July 13, 1942, but grew up and was educated in Rolla, MO. Glenn was a New Lenox resident for 47 years and was known by many for his wonderful personality and sense of humor that always was sure to make people smile. After retiring in 2009 from Chicago Laborers Union #96 he worked part time at C P Meat Market, New Lenox. Glenn is survived by his children, Glenn Jr (Tina) Adam, and Terri (David) Adam-Jungles; grandchildren, Kylie Jungles, Kassidy Jungles, Kalli Jungles, and Nolan Adam; his siblings, Jan (Tom) O'Hanlon, Linda Adam, Faye (Teri) Adam, Linda Blanchard, Charles Blanchard Jr, Billy Blanchard, Beth Binkley Fennerty, James (Gail) Blanchard; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins;his step-mother Erma Adam of St. James, MO. Preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Lucy (nee Deinema) Adam in 2008; his parents Deletta (nee Werner) and Frank Adam, and Charles Blanchard and Elizabeth Blanchard; his siblings Frank Adam Jr, and Charlene Blanchard. Glenn was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and a member of the New Lenox Sons of the American Legion. He was an avid outdoor sportsman, loved gardening, loved his cats (Dylan/Lucy), and always enjoyed his friends and a good cup of coffee. Above all, he loved his family and his grandchildren who he proudly spoke of often. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Adam Family or Jungles Family to be dispersed to charities near and dear to their hearts. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 3pm-9pm. Funeral Service Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00am in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Glenn Jr. and Terri and families,
We are deeply saddened to learn of your dad's passing. He truly was a fantastic guy. We had a lot of good times with him and your mother. We wish to extend our most sincere sympathies and will keep all of you in our prayers.
Tom and Nita Watson
Mesa, AZ

Posted by Tom Watson - Mesa, AZ   February 20, 2018

Glen was a friend from Economy Supermart - He was a very kind, nice man

Posted by Linda Hentsch    February 20, 2018

My sympathy to all of Glenn's family and friends. Once in a while you meet someone who is genuine, kind, and caring-Glenn was that kind of man who impressed all who came to know him-simply a great guy! He will surely be missed!

Posted by Joe Huff - Joliet, IL - Acquaintance   February 20, 2018

I attended Bridge school with Jan and linda it was a small 1 room school which I attended all 8 years. Jan and I went on to attend Rolla High School and graduated in 1964 I want prayers to go out to the entire family.

Posted by mike thornhill - russellville, MO - Family Friend   February 19, 2018

Glenn was a great guy. Thinking of his family and understanding your great loss.
Carolyn and Mike Dailey

Posted by Carolyn Dailey - Sun City West, AZ - Friend   February 18, 2018


You were a wonderful friend and a great influence on Allison and Brett. They have so many fond memories of you and Lucy. Thank you for being their second family. Sad to learn of your passing but glad you are not in pain. We send much love to your family. Will always remember what a kind person you were,

Posted by Kathy & Mike Harris - Hardeeville, SC - Family Friend   February 18, 2018