Florence I. Grose, 93, died Aug. 12, 2020 in Elk Grove following a lengthy illness. She was born March 15, 1927 in Colorado.
In 1945, Florence married Ralph Grose and they made their first home in Galt. Ralph preceded her in death in March of this year after 75 happy years of marriage.
Florence worked as the office manager in a dental practice in Elk Grove for many years. She was an active member of the Galt SDA church, serving as organist and pianist, among other duties. She enjoyed camping with family, reading, playing her organ and spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was well known for the delicious pies she made for her family and to give away.
Surviving her are children Dennis (Gayle) Grose of Galt and Jeanette (Paul) Rau of Apopka, Fla.; three granddaughters, eight great grandsons and three great granddaughters. She was preceded in death by one granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at a later date, and committal will be private.