Adam Joseph Simpson
- May 29, 2012
- Burke, South Dakota
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“Brian & Family, we are very saddened by the loss of your precious baby boy. Please know that you are in our thoughts and find comfort in our support...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tim & Cindy McCarthy & Family - SD
“Brian, Kathy, Abigail and Andrew:
Words cannot express the sadness in our family's heart at this time. We cannot be there in person, but know...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Stephanie - Farmington, AR - Aunt
“Thinking of you during your time of sorrow! Know that the Lord will hold you tight in his arms and you have a little Angel watching over you!
3 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Leber - Colome, SD
“Kathy, Brian, and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Although you could only hold Adam in your arms for a brief time, I know you will...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Yvonne Gillick - Ipswich, SD
“SO SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. JUST REMEMBER NOW YOU HAVE YOUR SPECIAL LITTLE ANGEL WATCHING OVER YOU. GOD BLESS THE WHOLE FAMILY.
5 of 8 | Posted by: JAUNDEL MOORE - DUBUQUE, IA
“Kissing this perfect little man goodbye has to be the hardest thing you have done. Know that he felt your love while on Earth and will welcome you...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Aunt Donna
“MAY YOU REST WITH THE ANGEL,ADAM.
7 of 8 | Posted by: wilma sachtjen - burke, SD
“Brian, Kathy, Abby and Andrew,
I am so sorry for your loss.
8 of 8 | Posted by: Danylle Rozier - Parmelee, SD
Adam Joseph Simpson infant son of Brian and Kathy Simpson of Burke, SD was born into God's loving arms on May 29, 2012 at 5:29pm as a result of the birth defect Anencephaly.
Adam is survived by his parents Brian and Kathy Simpson of Burke, SD, his siblings Abigail (3) and Andrew (22 months), his grandparents Marilyn Simpson of Burke, Patrick and Sandra McGrath of Faulkton and his great-grandma Katherine Vopat of Faulkton. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, David and Stephanie Simpson of Farmington AR, Trina and Dean Herll of Brandon, SD, Jim and Denise McGrath of Clarkfield, MN, Wanda and Brad Hanson of Faulkton, SD, and Robert and Jenny McGrath of Harrisburg, SD. He is survived by cousins Breanna, Tyler, and Tristan Simpson, Courtney and Marissa Herll, Seantae Read, Kelsey and Jordan McGrath, Kayleen McGrath, Brandi Jo and Logan Hanson, Alexis Thompson, Madalyn and Kylinn McGrath.
Adam is preceded in death by his grandpa Lee Simpson, great grandparents Lambert Vopat, Terry and Margaret McGrath, Emil and Mavis Wiedman, and Clarence and Verna Simpson.
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An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby's birth,
Then whispered as she closed the book,
"Too beautiful for Earth" --Unknown
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A funeral service for Adam Joseph Simpson was held on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Berean Fundamental Church in Gregory with Pastor Scott McClellen officiating.
Music was provided by Geoff Smith, soloist, singing "How Great Thou Art" accompanied by Mary Prouty, pianist. Congregational songs were "Jesus Loves Me" and "Amazing Grace." Also played were recorded selections "Borrowed Angels" by Kristin Chrnoweth, "Heaven Got Another Angel" by Gordon Garner, and "Precious Child" by Karen Taylor-Good.
Barb Sengelmann was in charge of registration. Flower attendant was Rachel Hitchcock.
Casket bearers were Jim McGrath and Robert McGrath.
Interment was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Gregory, SD.