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In Memory of

Forrest S. Adair

June 4, 1927 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Forrest Stuart Adair, 87, of Greeley, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Greenhouse Homes, Loveland. He was born on June 4, 1927 in Hayden, Colorado to Everett William and Winifred Isabel (Grant) Adair.

Forrest grew up in Hayden, Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek. He attended and graduated from Steamboat High School. On December 19, 1944, he married Lourraine McCollum in Steamboat Springs. She died on October 7, 2011. He worked for the F.M. Light Store in Steamboat Springs during high school and after his marriage. He entered the US Army Air Corps during WWII....

Forrest Stuart Adair, 87, of Greeley, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Greenhouse Homes, Loveland. He was born on June 4, 1927 in Hayden, Colorado to Everett William and Winifred Isabel (Grant) Adair.

Forrest grew up in Hayden, Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek. He attended and graduated from Steamboat High School. On December 19, 1944, he married Lourraine McCollum in Steamboat Springs. She died on October 7, 2011. He worked for the F.M. Light Store in Steamboat Springs during high school and after his marriage. He entered the US Army Air Corps during WWII. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Steamboat and working at F.M. Light. In 1951, they moved to Grand Junction, and Forrest worked for Excelsior Laundry as the route manager. He later became Director of Laundry Services at St. Mary's Hospital. Forrest was also the President of Rose Hill Credit Union in Grand Junction for many years.

Forrest enjoyed square dancing; and was in a Square Dance Club in Grand Junction, where he also was a caller on both state and national levels. He loved lake fishing, camping and boating. He loved to go to the flea market to barter. After retirement they wintered in Apache Junction in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Forrest was a humorous person and loved practical jokes.

Forrest is survived by two daughters, Nina K. Cook (Dale) of Greeley and Cynthia L. Adair (Mark Abbott) of Grand Junction; sister, Janet Ozbun of Grand Junction; sister-in-law, Darlene Adair of Grand Junction; three brothers, Edward Adair of Oregon, Donald Adair (Flourine) of Grand Junction and Bruce Adair of Oakland, California; three grandchildren, Kathlyne D. Treviño, Kristyne S. vanLingen and Ashley Kinnamon and three great-grandchildren, Jared Treviño, Hillary Treviño and Michael vanLingen.

He was preceded in death by his wife and brothers, Ralph, Jack, Bill and George.

Inurnment will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Grand Junction followed by a Memorial Service at 2:30 p.m. at Crossroads Methodist Church, Grand Junction.

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