Individual Record 2513

Name}   Grossherr, Adelaide Dorothy Family History} Hancock            
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 29 Sep 1919 Place} Vallejo, Solano, California
Marr.: Date} Fam             1940 Place}         (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  1 Nov 2009 Place} Fairfield, Solano, California
Burial: Date} Cir   4 Nov 2009 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 862 = 1920 USA cen
Source 2} 1477=1940 USA cen
Source 3} 521 = Death record
Source 4} 661 = Death record
Source 5} 1476=Obituary
Source 6} 870 = Letters
Source 7} 1474=Photograph
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Parents: } Frederick (Fred) W. Grossherr & Myrtle M. Cognaiss
   Relationship No.} 883
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Secretary
       Occupation 2} Artist/painter
       Occupation 3} Bookkeeper
Spouses:    First} Imboden, William James (Bill)
 Total Number of} 1?
Notes:  Adelaide attended Vallejo schools and a Napa secretarial school before going to work for her aunt and uncle, Hazel and Gilbert Foster, at Foster Lumber in Vallejo.

In 1940, Adelaide married Bill Imboden, also of Vallejo, where they made their home until moving to Gordon Valley in Napa County in 1942.  There they owned and operated a cattle ranch.

A lifelong artist, Adelaide was a member of the Vacaville Art League, Vallejo Art League, and Society of Western Artists.  She was also a homemaker who loved to cook, garden, and travel.

Adelaide passed away in 2009 after a long illness.  She was survived by her husband and a daughter in Fairfield, a daughter in Napa, a son in Gordon Valley, 7 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} see Notes
Baptism Date}   Place}   Adelaide D. Grossherr
Confirm. Date}   Photo} Adelaide in 1993 ==>
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Twelfth, High school
Military: Service}                   for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 21 Feb 2014
Date Created}    2 Feb 2014
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