Obituary of Doris Adams
Doris Jean Vallard Adams, 74 of Moose Jaw died June 5, 2019. Mrs. Adams was born April 22, 1945 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the daughter of Glenn and Dorothy Kaufman of Fond du Lac, Wisc. She attended Lutheran parochial school in Fond du Lac for six years. During her seventh and eighth grade years she was a student at Homiston School in the same city. She attended and graduated from Goodrich Senior High School. She attended Oshkosh State University in Oshkosh, Wisc. where she majored in elementary education and minored in library science. On Oct. 15, 1965, she married Airman Clarence G. Vallard of Aurora, Ill. He was stationed at the Glasgow Air Force Base the year the couple was married. They had two sons, Gregory Karl Vallard and Konrad Wayne Vallard. The couple later divorced. In the course of her life she worked for the T.E. Ahern Company in Fond du Lac, the Dawson County School system in Montana, and the Ranger Review newspaper in Glendive, Montana for several years. Following her divorce, she moved to Glasgow, Mont. to begin work as a reporter with the Glasgow Courier. She was later named editor of the paper. She also worked as a news correspondent for both the Great Falls Tribune and the Billings Gazette for several years. In Dec. 1993 she moved to Scobey, Mont. where she worked for NeMont Telephone Cooperative for 12 1/2 years. On Dec. 30, 1995 she remarried Thomas W. Adams of Crane Valley, SK at Adams Acres. In Jan. 2006, she retired from NeMont Telephone. Doris enjoyed ski trips with her sons and their friends, interior decorating, yard work, outdoor pursuits, and collecting baskets, pottery and teddy bears. Doris is survived by her son, Greg Vallard and his wife Nikki and grand-daughter Mariah of Minot, North Dakota and Konrad Vallard and his wife Angella of Denver, Colorado; her brothers, Karl (Susan) Kaufman of Wilmer, Minn. and Wayne (Karen) Kaufman of Fond du Lac, Wisc.; her sister Joanne Huntley of Verona, Wisc.; Thomas Adams and his children; Wade and grandsons Tyler and Lucas Adams, Petrina (Ken) and grandsons Clayton, Donovan, and Dillion Hamilton; Glenna Adams; and 6 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her ex-husband, Clarence Vallard and her parents, Glenn and Dorothy Kaufman. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Parkview Funeral Chapel, 474 Hochelaga St. W, Moose Jaw. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the following organizations: Assiniboia, SK Library or the Audubon (Bird) Society. In living memory of Doris, a memorial tree planting will be made by Jones-Parkview Funeral Services. Please see our online book of condolences at www.parkviewfuneralchapel.ca and www.wjjonesandson.com (Obituaries). Blair Scott, Funeral Director
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