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Adam Diddens

Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 6:50 p.m. CDT

Adam Diddens, 41, Freeport, died gently but very unexpectedly into God’s loving arms on Sunday, June 8, 2014 after suffering a heart attack.  

He was born on Nov. 4, 1972.  

Adam  graduated from Forreston High School in 1991.  

He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Forreston.  

He was a very loving son, father, brother and uncle.  Adam loved being with his children and family especially in Forreston.  

He took great pride in his wood refinishing business. 

He went out of his way to help anyone in need.  

Adam was a great friend and very kind-hearted to both people and animals.  

He was an extraordinarily considerate and compassionate person. 

Survivors include his loving mother, Vicki and step-father, Frank Petta, Forreston; his father, Gordon, and step-mother Lynn Diddens, and their daughter, Meredith, Washington State; his loving children, son, Jared, and daughter, Allissa Diddens, Pecatonica; his loving sister, April, and brother-in-law,  Jason Fyock, and niece, Bailee, and nephew, Braedon Fyock, all of German Valley; paternal grandmother, Evelyn Diddens, Freeport; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and good friends.

He was predeceased by maternal grandmother, Dolores Schroeder, on Dec. 9, 2013; maternal grandfather, Alvin (Bud) Schroeder; paternal grandfather, Alvin Diddens; and his aunt, Sandy Shawd.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Forreston.  

Visitation was scheduled for Wednesday, June 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston, and also on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  

Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name for his children’s education.  

Visit www.burketubbs.com to sign his online guestbook and to share memories.  

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