Evangeline "Van" Adams, 91, longtime resident of Morton Grove, passed away August 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late W. Edward Adams; loving mother of Kathy Adams Clausen, Dianne (Tom) McKenna and Joanne Adams Stroud; proud grandmother of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Van attended the University of Dubuque and Roosevelt University studying Journalism, where she was a sportswriter. She and her husband co-founded Adams School of Driving, where they were dedicated to making drivers safe for generations. Van was an exceptional businesswoman and a pioneer in her time. She was an energetic world traveler. During her last 4 years at the Vi in the Glen, she loved social activities and dining with her friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 4 to 7 pm at N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home, 1240 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16 at 11 am. Interment at Ridgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral info 847-998-1020.
July 31, 1928 - August 13, 201907/31/192808/13/2019