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Rae Marie Adams Gross
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1922
Death: Jun. 10, 2008

Rae Marie Adams Gross
1922 - 2008
Rae Marie Adams Gross passed away June 10, 2008 at Cedar Creek Retirement Community in Madera where she had resided for the last two years. She was 85. Rae Marie was born October 25, 1922, to Preston and Lena Adams. She grew up in Madera, attending local schools and graduated from MUHS with the class of 1940. Rae Marie married the love of her life, Richard Gross, in 1946. During their 31 years of Marriage the Gross family lived in various towns up and down the state of California, forming lasting friendships everywhere, but Madera was always home. Rae Marie returned to Madera soon after Richard died in 1977 to be near family and lifelong friends. An avid card player, Rae Marie spent many hours playing in charity bridge tournaments and enjoying other activities with dear friends. Her happiest moments were spent at many family gatherings. Her kindness, warmth, strength and sense of humor will not be forgotten by anyone blessed to have known her. Rae Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Leon Gross and her sister, Beverly Gordon. She is survived by her sister, Charlotte Young; two daughters and their husbands: Lynn and Gary Ketelsen, Cathy and David Anderson; 5 grandchildren, Jeff and Shannan Ketelsen, Julie Ketelsen Lynch and husband, Darrin, Jennifer Cheatwood, Katie Anderson, Shelly Anderson; 3 great-grandchildren, Jessica and Ian Lynch and Brock Ketelsen; nieces, nephew and families, Leslie Tilley, Valorie and Pat Marshall, Hal and Cindy Ward, and Rae and Richard Gomes. The family gratefully acknowledges the excellent care provided by the staff at Cedar Creek and St. Agnes Hospice. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 11:00 a.m., at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera, CA. Remembrances may be made to Madera Community Hospital Foundation, 1250 E. Almond Avenue, Madera, CA 93637; Madera Historical Society, P.O. Box 150, Madera, CA 93639, or St. Agnes Hospice, P.O. Box 27350, Fresno, CA 93729. Rae Marie Adams Gross Oct. 25, 1922 - June 10, 2008 Jay Chapel Funeral Directors (559) 674-8814

Published in the Bakersfield Californian on 6/22/2008.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lena Anna Northern Adams (1897 - 1994)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Leon Gross (1921 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
Madera
Madera County
California, USA
Plot: Block 2, Row 9
 
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Jun 22, 2008
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Rae Marie <i>Adams</i> Gross
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Rae Marie <i>Adams</i> Gross
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Rae Marie <i>Adams</i> Gross
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