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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Jeanette Knoll Adams.

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    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 113th General Assembly (2003)


    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Jeanette Knoll Adams.

Whereas, The death of Jeanette Knoll Adams left an enormous void in the lives of everyone she touched;

    Whereas, Jeanette Knoll Adams was born on December 23, 1940, in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, and passed away on November 26, 2002, in Indianapolis, Indiana;

    Whereas, Jeanette is survived by her husband James Adams, her daughter Joyce, her mother Florence Knoll, and brothers John and James Knoll;

    Whereas, Nette, as she was known by her friends and family, served the citizens of Indiana for 39 years as an employee of the Budget Agency and the Legislative Services Agency;

    Whereas, Nette began her governmental career as a Ford Fellow in the Budget Agency and then served as a fiscal analyst and an attorney for the Legislative Services Agency (LSA);

    Whereas, During her time at the LSA, Nette dealt with a wide variety of topics ranging from the Administrative Building Council to education and natural resources;

    Whereas, Everyone who came in contact with Nette appreciated her dedication to duty and her deep concern for

the people she worked with;

    Whereas, In addition to her work at the State House, Nette was a stamp enthusiast who belonged to the American Philatelic Society and the Indiana Stamp Club;

    Whereas, Nette was an avid supporter of the activities of the 4-H and Girl Scouts, which she enjoyed with her daughter Joyce;

    Whereas, Each spring Nette could be seen delivering the 4-H geraniums to the State House that she and her daughter, Joyce, had sold;

    Whereas, Governor Frank O'Bannon awarded Jeanette Knoll Adams a Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor the Governor can bestow on a citizen of the state of Indiana; and

    Whereas, Jeanette Knoll Adams touched the lives of many people and made them better because of it: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly wishes to express its deepest sympathy to the family of Jeanette Knoll Adams and to convey its gratitude and appreciation for the years of dedicated service that Jeanette gave to the state of Indiana and its citizens.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to her husband James R. Adams, daughter Joyce V. Adams, mother Florence Knoll, and brothers John and James Knoll.