Michael Paul Adams

May 30, 1955 - November 27, 2019

Michael Paul Adams, age 64, passed away on November 27, 2019 at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, Geneva, IL.  Mike grew up in Batavia and graduated from Batavia High School in 1973, attended Aurora College and Waubonsee Community College.  Mike worked for Furnas Electric (now Siemens) for over 40 years until his retirement in 2018.  He travelled for Siemens to China, India and Mexico.  His co-workers admired and loved Mike as their supervisor. 

Mike spent any spare time he had playing golf with his friends and brothers.  He played softball with many teams and was known as “World”.

Mike is survived by his mother, Rita (Vickroy) Adams, of Woodbridge VA, currently residing in St. Charles, IL; five siblings: Donna (Carl) Heise, of Woodbridge, VA, Sharon (Bill) Ryan, of McDonough, GA, Steven (Nina) Adams of Geneva, IL, Cindy Adams (Diane Browning) of Tucker, GA, and Don Adams (Vickie Kral) of Batavia, IL; nieces and nephews: Brian Heise of Woodbridge, VA, Jodi (Cory) Garcia, of McDonough, GA, Jamie Isaacson, of McDonough, GA; Katie (Dave) Yergert, of Denver, CO, Jessie Adams (Lee Guentert) of Atlanta, GA, Adelaide Adams of  Sycamore, IL, and Jessica Adams of Batavia, IL; great nieces and nephews: Bryce Martin of Independence, MN, Alyssa and Kaley Heise of Culpeper, VA; Madison Hendricks of McDonough, GA, Haiden Garcia of McDonough, GA, and one great-great niece Scarlett Heise Madueno of Culpeper, VA. 

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Don Jules Adams.

Cremation is entrusted to Moss Family Funeral Home in Batavia, IL.  A memorial visitation will be held 2:00 P.M until 5:00 P.M. Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.

Donations in Michael P. Adams memory, in lieu of flowers can be made to: Northwestern Memorial Foundation (312)926-2033 or

Guest Book

  • Robert Johnson So, Sorry to hear this. Mike was a great person,
  • Russ Meyer I appreciated the times we shared and will miss Mike. My condolence's to the family and to all who miss him.
  • Rod Allen Even when we were buddies together at Blaine St school his easy going nature was apparent. I think Tim Roessler was a third member of our group. Fond memories! Blessing to his family.
  • cathy faust shike So sorry to hear - prayers for his family for peace & comfort.
  • Connie Deal Mike and I shared locker space in high school....he was one of the friendliest people I and blessings to his family
  • Audrey McDaniels Stotko Mike was one of the nicest guys in the class of 73. RIP...definitely one of the good guys! So sorry for your loss Adams family.
  • Dianne LaVoy Mike was one of the good guys from our BHS Class of 1973 who always greeted people with a smile.
  • Anthony Frazier I am a coworker of your sister Sharon at Bryan Cave Leighton & Paisner. Although I never met you in person the kind words are correct. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. RIP Tony
  • David L Peterson One of the good guys from high school. RIP my friend,
  • Matthew Kuhnle Mike was always a great friend to me and my brother. Quick w a joke or a smile, and great to share a beer with after a round of golf in the places in south or west Texas where cold fronts went to pass away. Gone too soon mike. We will miss you rIP Matt and Mark
  • Rolando Calderon Mike: You are always remember as a fine gentlemen and a great person. Of course a great golfer too! RIP, from your many friends in Juarez Mexico
  • Nina Chavez Adams Donations in Michael P. Adams memory, in lieu of flowers can be made to: Northwestern Memorial Foundation 312-926-2033 or Click on Where to Donate / Give by Care Site and please donate to Delnor Hospital