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February 5, 1924 to June 25, 2020-Born on February 5th, 1924 to Henry Anderegg and Anna Naegali.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lillian R. AdamsBorn on February 5th, 1924 to Henry Anderegg and

Anna Naegali, Lillian Rozann Adams was the youngest

of four children, with older siblings Lena, Tracy and Walter.

Lillian was taught the value of hard work by her Swiss

immigrant parents, who created Meadowland Dairy, which

provided dairy products to the greater Multnomah area. In 1948, Wayne D. Adams and Lillian R. Anderegg were married.

Lillian would always describe Wayne as the "love of her

life." Together, they ran the dairy after the passing of her

parents. Known for her incredible work ethic and drive,

Lillian had many pursuits. She and her husband ran the

dairy farm until Wayne's passing on November 10th,

1989. In addition to managing the farm, Lillian served as

a commissioner with the Oregon State Fair, from the years

1981-1989 and later volunteered in multiple capacities

for the Multnomah County Fair, from 1991-2016.

It was in her seventies that she decided she would

turn the farm into a manufactured home park

and start a new business, when most people are

retiring. Meadowcrest Farm Estates became her

crowning business achievement, a successful housing

development that she continued to run well into her 90's.

Lillian loved to work. Family always joked it was her

favorite hobby. She was also known for her hospitality;

always cooking and feeding all of her friends and family.

Lillian lived a life full of love and she will be greatly

missed.