Kenneth (Cronk) Adamson (1954-1991)

Apr 3, 1954 – Nov 15, 1991 (Mullan, ID)

Kenneth B. (Cronk) Adamson, a former Napa resident, died in Mullan Idaho Nov 4, 1991. He was 37.

Mr Adamson was born on April 3, 1954 in Middlesex, New Jersey, to John and Pat Cronk. They came to California in 1958 and to Napa in 1961. Mr. Adamson attended St. John’s Lutheran School, Northwood Elementary, Redwood Junior High, Napa High, and graduating from Vintage High in 1973. While at Redwood, he was active in all the choirs and musicals.

He married his current wife on December 7, 1988, in Napa. He had two previous marriages, first to Glenda (Bartelson) Meats and his second to Diane Nance. He has a daughter from his first marriage.

Mr. Adamson worked for George Rosenberg, Santa Rosa Egg Company and North Bay Produce before moving to Mullan in June of 1990. He was presently working at Wallace Inn in Wallace, Idaho.

He coached girls softball and cheerleaders. He was a charter member and president of the Napa Jaycees. He was president of the Silver Valley Jaycees in Mullan, served as local chairman of the Yellow Ribbon Campaign and was running for City Council at the time of his death. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.

Mr. Adamson is survived by his wife, Jenny of Mullan; his daughter, Charlene of Napa; his father, John Cronk of Sacramento; his mother, Pat (Cronk) Laughner of Napa; two sisters, Dorothy Guadagni of Napa and Kimberly Beck of New Jersey; four brothers, Robert Cole of Petaluma, Donald Cronk of Australia, Dennis Cronk of Glen Ellen, and Nelson Cronk of Santa Rosa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held in Mullan, Idaho