CEDAR RAPIDS | Lois Mae Cross, 79, of Cedar Rapids went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 with a visitation beginning an hour prior, at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Entombment will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation was held Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.
She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Harry Leonard Cross of Cedar Rapids; five children, Bruce (Linda) Cross M.D. of Clovis, N.M.; Timothy (Betty) Cross M.D. of Mason City, Iowa; Mark (Sally) Cross of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Cindy (David) Thiede of Cottage Grove, Minn.; Julia (David) Ferris of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 13 grandchildren, Kelley Kennedy, Nicholas, Kimberley, Benjamin and Andrew Cross, Jason and Brian Cross, Zachary Cross, Matthew, Daniel and Sarah Thiede, Spencer and Bailey Ferris; four great-grandchildren, Nicole and Nathan Kennedy, Benson and William Cross; three sisters, Kay Beth (Larry) Wichmann of Cedar Rapids; Suzanne (Thomas) Radeke of Boise, Idaho; and Georgia (Steve) Decker of Winthrop, Iowa.
Lois Mae Cross was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Marengo, Iowa, the daughter of Orland and Evelyn Heller Fiser. She married Harry Leonard Cross on July 25, 1953, in Marengo, Iowa. Lois was a rock to her family and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a loving and caring person, who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Memorials in Lois’s honor may be directed to the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids or Hospice of Mercy.
Please leave a message, tribute or memory to Lois’s family on our webpage www.cedarmemorial.com, under Obituaries.
Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, 4200 First Ave. N.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52402; 1-319-378-3361.