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“Tom was my godfather. My middle name is after his first name., I'll miss him. ”
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“So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a good guy and we loved to have him visit us at our events. He will be missed by many. Our thoughts and...Read More »
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STERLING – Thomas F. Adler, 82, of Sterling died Tuesday March 31, 2015 at Regency Care of Sterling.

He was born on August 2, 1932 in Chicago, the son of William and Estelle (Johnson) Adler and attended Morton High School. He married Diane Verschueren on April 7, 1956 in Des Planes, IL. She died March 12, 1994. He later married Mary Jo (Banes) Foy on August 1, 1998 in Sterling.

Surviving is his wife, Mary Jo; his daughter Tracey Adler of Michigan; two step daughters: Kelli Foy and Darcee Foy both of Sterling; his son, Thomas (Susan) Adler Jr of Puerto Rico; his step sons, David (Betsy) Foy of Rock Falls and Stephen (Michele) Foy of Lewistown, MT; his brothers John (Sharon) Adler of Buffalo, NY and Gerry (Susan) Adler of Tuscon, AZ; 3 grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers.

Memorials services will be held on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 11 AM at Bethel Reformed Church in Sterling with Pastor Gary DeKoekkock officiating. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.

Memorials to St. Jude Children Research Hospital.