Charlotte Adam

Sept. 29, 1953-April 29, 2021

Charlotte Adam, 67,

Minot, died Thursday,

April 29, 2021, in a Minot


Charlotte Susan Knodel

was born on September

29, 1953, at St. Joseph’s

Hospital in Minot, North

Dakota, to Hilbert and

Irene (Mehl) Knodel. She

was raised and educated

in Minot graduating from

Minot High School.

After graduation Char

married the love of her

life and neighborhood

friend Bob Adam. They

were married on Sep-

tember 3, 1971, in Minot.

This coming September

would have been their

50th wedding anniver-

sary. They moved from

Minot to Sacramento, Cal-

ifornia, in 1973 and had

three children Tracey,

Sara, and Nick.

The family moved back

to North Dakota in 2006,

settling in Garrison before

returning to their home-

town of Minot. Char en-

joyed many activities

throughout her lifetime

including bowling, play-

ing cards, trips to the casi-

no, shopping, decorating

and could often be found

at the Bingo hall.

Char was a very caring

person which showed

through her volunteer

work at her children’s

schools and her time

spent babysitting her

grandkids and others. She

was always very welcom-

ing, kind, warm hearted

and had an open home to


Charlotte is survived

by her husband, Bob;

Children, Tracey (Joe)

Rogers, Sacramento, CA,

Sara (Jesse) Heredia, Sa-

cramento, CA, and Nick

(Loralei) Adam, Minot;

Grandchildren, Isabella

and Mya Heredia, Presley

and Jake Rogers, and

Athena and Hudson

Adam; Sister, Claudia

Sveen; Nieces, Jennifer

Nielsen and Kristen Chris-

tianson; Sisters-in-laws,

Linda (Bill) Osborne, Di-

ane (Jerry) Fredriksen,

Barb (Randy) Landphere,

Jeri (Robbie) Novak, Dot-

tie (Alden) Pederson, and

Jackie (Murray) Kaeding,

along with many nieces

and nephews.

She was preceded in

death by her parents Hil-

bert and Irene Knodel,

and mother and father-

in-law, Mike and Dorothy

Adam; sister-in-law,

Phyllis Hull, and brother-

in-law, Bruce Sveen.

Funeral Service: Wed-

nesday, May 5, 2021, at

1:00 p.m. in the Thomas

Family Funeral Home,


Visitation: Tuesday,

May 4th, from 3:00-6:00

p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorials: Please

donate to your favorite

cancer charity.

Memories and con-

dolences can be shared at