Name:    Carvel Clarence Adams

From:  The Faribault Daily News, Faribault, Minnesota
Date:  Saturday, May 22, 1948   

Funeral services for Carvel Clarence Adams, 41, who drowned in an accident at Woman Lake, Hackensack on Saturday, May 15, was held Wednesday, May 19, at the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior. The Very Rev. Charles R. Allen, dean of the Cathedral officiated at 3 p.m.

The pallbearers were Hilary Walsh, Donald Ochs, of Faribault; C. F. Scott, William Baillion, Loren Wilbrecht and Enger N. Swenson, all of St. Paul.

Carvel Clarence Adams was born September 7, 1906, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Adams, Sr., at Lansford, N. D., where he made his home until 1915 when he moved with his parents to Anoka where they resided until 1918. In 1920 they came to Faribault and he attended the Faribault schools from 1919 through 1925. He continued to make his home in Faribault until 1933 when he went to St. Paul where he followed the occupation of an accountant. In December, 1947, he moved to Westbrook where he established his own accounting firm. While in Faribault he was employed as accountant for the city of Faribault. He was a tennis champion winning the singles championship in 1924.

On July 17, 1926 he was united in marriage to Miss Bernice Brewster of Hastings. They made their home in Faribault until 1932 and in St. Paul from 1933 to 1947 while he was engaged as an accountant in the Wilson Packing plant and the Cudahy Packing Company. He was a member of the Commercial club at Westbrook.

Besides his widow, Mr. Adams is survived by one son, Richard; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Adams, Sr., one sister, Mrs. Muriel Hackle and two brothers, Clarence Adams, Jr., Minneapolis and Marvin H. Adams, Westbrook.

Relatives and friends attending the services from a distance included Mr. and Mrs. Loren Wilbrecht, Mr. and Mrs. William Baillion, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Letzer, Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Taft, Mr. and Mrs. George Seamer, Mr. and Mrs. William Nordengren, Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Swenson, Mrs. Norman, Godfrey, Mrs. James Jones, Mrs. C. H. Greene, Mrs. Joseph Hoffman, Gunner Seaberg, Oscar Troolen, Ben Becker, Nick Arvanitis, Charles Scott and Mr. and Mrs. W. Jack, all of St. Paul; Mrs. Charles Frenne, Mrs. Lynn Hedberg, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Adams, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Adams, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Cam Hackle of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Adams, J. R. Williams, Melvin Klasse, R. B. Hage; H. Rupp and William Struve, Westbrook; Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Enke and Harry Adams of Mankato; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sellers, Northfield; Mrs. Charles Enke, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Enke, Ronald Enke, Vernon Enke and Mrs. John Briffett of Lake Benton; Mrs. Russel Nelson, Mrs. Earl Ellis, and Mrs. Ann Hillebrand of Albert Lea; Louis Roth, Harleigh Kispert and Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Bollenback, Nerstrand; Mrs. Warren Adams, Jackson; Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Enke, Mr. and Mrs. Harvard Alquin of Sioux Falls, S. D.