Scott Adam

Scott Adam, age 47, of Calmar died Thursday, September 3, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 9 at Calmar Lutheran Church, Calmar, with Pastor Phillip Olson and Rev. Sue Klimstra officiating. Burial will be in the Calmar Lutheran Cemetery, Calmar.
Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, September 8 at the Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, French Chapel in Calmar and also after 10 a.m. at the church Wednesday morning prior to services.
Scott William Adam was born May 8, 1968 in Waukon. He was adopted and raised by David and Calleen (Hook) Adam, and he was baptized November 30, 1975 and confirmed April 22, 1984 at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in rural Postville. While in high school, he was active in FFA and 4-H.  He graduated from Postville High School in 1987.
He married Angel Kornell in April 1994. They were the parents of Ashley and Colin, and they later divorced. June 15, 2002, he was united in marriage to Bridget Pfiffner at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church. They were blessed with Chance, Chase and Caylie. Throughout his life he worked for Crossroads Dairy, Regancrest Dairy, Jeff Byrnes Dairy, Teddy’s Auto Sales in Waukon and Birdnow Chevrolet in Monona.
Scott’s passion was selling cars. He was a "people person" and enjoyed making people smile and laugh. He was a sports fan. His favorite teams were the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. He was also a Tony Stewart fan. He enjoyed going to auctions and wrestling meets with his wife.  He collected beer steins and hats. Above everything else, Scott loved his wife and his children. He was a caring, compassionate person that helped others. Even in this tragedy of losing his own life, he helped others by being an organ donor.
Scott is survived by his wife, Bridget Adam of Calmar; five children: Ashley and Colin of Beaufort, SC, and Chance, Chase and Caylie, all at home in Calmar; his parents, David and Calleen Adam of Postville; his father- and mother-in-law, Jim and Jan Pfiffner of Harpers Ferry; his grandparents, Calvin and Garneth Hook of Manchester; his siblings, Duane (Beth) Adam of Waukon, Pam Larson of Harpers Ferry, Jeremy Larson of West Union and Rick (Dawn) Larson of New Hampton; one nephew, Matthew Larson of Lansing; one niece, Paige Johnson of Calmar; one brother-in-law, Steve (fiancé Chelsey Meyer) Pfiffner of Onalaska, WI; his biological step-mother, Arlene Larson of West Union; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Scott was preceded in death by his biological parents, Norman and Jane Larson; a grandson, Eli Adam; and his grandparents, Willard and Mildred Adam.
Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, French Chapel of Calmar assisted the family with arrangements.