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Obituary: ADAMSON, BLAINE

Blaine Walter AdamsonOct. 16, 1934 Dec. 15, 2013Blaine Walter Adamson, our loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend returned to his Father in Heaven December 15, 2013, at his home in Lehi, Utah. Surrounded by his family, he passed away after suffering from complications of a stroke. He was born October 16, 1934 in American Fork, Utah, to James Walter and Sene Marie Newman Dean Adamson. He was raised in American Fork and Lehi, graduating from Lehi High School in 1953, and also graduated from Brigham Young University. He married his sweetheart Rose Marie Parker Adamson December 11, 1953 in the Salt Lake Temple.Blaine was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served faithfully in many callings including being the first Bishop of the Wines Park Ward in Lehi. He had a passion for doing indexing work which he shared with many. He was currently serving as Stake Indexing Coordinator prior to his passing. He always enjoyed being of service to others. Family was the most important thing to Blaine and he enjoyed spending time and creating memories.He served in the Utah National Guard for 42 years and developed many friendships he spoke of often. He established the first Utah National Guard Running Team which competed nationally, serving as Team Captain for 10 years. His passion for running started around age 43 and he held multiple state records for his age group. He participated in over 30 marathons including; Nebraska, New York and Boston.Blaine was preceded in death by his parents, wife Rose Marie Parker Adamson, daughter Carol Ann Adamson, son Bart W. Adamson, sister Ardell Marie Dean Zimmerman Adamson, brother Ramon (Kenna) Dean. He is survived by his children, Kay B. (Annette) Adamson, Lehi; Jill Marie (Jeffrey) Fraughton, American Fork; Jennifer (Chad) Hall, Lehi; Melissa Adamson, Lehi; 11 Grandchildren; 9 Great-grandchildren; his siblings, Elaine (Lloyd) Andersen, Orem; Janice (Tony) Peck, Lehi; and Connie Powell, South Jordan.Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lehi Stake Center, 300 North Center. Family and friends may call Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Stake Center and from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to services on Thursday morning. Interment, Lehi City Cemtery. Online guest book at wingmortuary.com.