Adelaide D. Weeks

Adelaide D. Weeks

Adelaide passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at Life Care Center in Plainwell.

She had recently celebrated her 100th Birthday and was born April 28, 1917 in Clinton County the daughter of Arthur and Kate (Hinman) Fayrweather. Adelaide and her husband Randall had owned and operated the State Farm Insurance Agency in Alma, MI for over 50 years. In 1998 she moved to Plainwell to be closer to family.

In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and dancing to big band music. Adelaide also enjoyed traveling and had visited almost all 50 states, Mexico and Spain. She had a great memory, having recently recited all 50 states in the order each entered the union and the alphabet backwards at her birthday celebration. In 1937 in Clinton Township she married Randall Weeks who passed away in 1992.

Surviving are her children, Patricia Ann Salisbury of Otsego and Gregory Alan (Kris) Weeks of Colorado; 5 grandchildren, Debra (James) Root, Julie (Scott) Hembroff, Brian (Melissa) Smith, Jeremy (Jessica) Weeks and Heather (Roger) Masco and 5 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Max Fayrweather and sister, Lorene Fayrweather.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Adelaide’s family would like to thank the staff at Life Care Center in Plainwell for the wonderful care she received over the last 12 years.

Contributions in memory of Adelaide may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church of Plainwell.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Marj Jackson says:

    To Family,
    It was a pleasure to have known Adelaide! She was an inspiration to many and will be missed!

    Marj

  2. Lois (Piper) Chvojka says:

    I have thought of Adelaide many times over the years. Wondering where she was. So sorry I didn’t know. She was so sweet, the kids all called her Granny. I worked for her and Randall many years ago.
    A great lady. God will be glad to have her.

  3. Tim and Karen Shingledecker says:

    We have lots of great memories of visiting Adelaide and spending time with her in the summer. I won’t forget that she and Randall were the ones who got me to my wedding just in time! We had some fun times. We will miss her.

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