Obituary: Sharon Ann Adams

Oct. 16, 1942 – March 18, 2019 

Sharon Ann Adams, 76, of Sister Bay died at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. She had resided at Scandia Village the past few years.

She was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Glenice Mary (Simon) Patza. Sharon graduated from Gibraltar High School. She worked as a motor maker at Emerson for many years. Sharon and Lee A. Adams Jr. were united in marriage on October 6, 1960. Together, they spent 54 years together before he preceded her in death on November 12, 2014. Sharon and Lee were members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. She enjoyed playing bingo, coloring and painting, visiting her friends at Scandia Village and crocheting.

Sharon will be missed by her three children, Nick Adams, Nina Robinette, and Debra Royce; four grandchildren, Nichole Robinette, Amanda (Paul) Denor, Hannah LeCloux, and Lance LeCloux; two great-grandsons, Chase Robinette and Edward Denor; siblings, William Patza, Roger Patza, and Ann Edmonds; many nieces and nephews; and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Adams Jr.; parents, Joseph and Glenice Patza; and two brothers, Kenny and Robert Patza.

Per Sharon’s wishes, no services will be held. She will be laid to rest in the Bayside Cemetery Columbarium.

“All who knew Sharon will miss the brightness she filled the room with. She was a feisty, loving lady who never stopped loving and living until her last moment.”

Huehns Funeral Home and Door County Crematory are assisting the Adams family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Sharon can be shared through her tribute page at

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