Donald L. Cross
Donald L. Cross age 69 of Nekoosa passed away Thursday September 5, 2019 at his home.
A celebration of Donald’s life will be held at the Necedah Veterans Memorial Hall (105 Plum Street) on September 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Don was born July 10, 1950 in Dane County, WI to Henry and Vivian (Wipperfurth) Cross. Don was employed by the Milwaukee Road Railroad for 34 years, retiring as a section foreman on November 6, 2006.
Don’s interest included farming, playing cards, dice and dominos. He enjoyed taking care of animals and his birds. He was fond of country music and the oldies. Most of all Don was a family man and loved family gatherings.
He is survived by three children; Wendy (Dan) Van Meter of Wisconsin Rapids, Lisa (Tim) Strangfeld of Nekoosa and Jeremy (Karina) Cross of Wisconsin Rapids. 10 Grandchildren; Jade, Danica, Destiny, Landan, Hailey, Chelsey, Kristinlee, Caden, Christopher and Megyn. Six sisters; Sharon (Myron) Hartman, Beverly Linenberg, Linda (Skip) Hanson, Louise (John) Ravenscroft, Diane Nation and Sandy Siegler. Four brothers; Leroy (Linda) Wipperfurth, Robert Cross, John (Peggy) Cross and Clifford (Dorothy) Cross. Don is also survived by special friends Ron Pech and family, Joe Osborne and many
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Vivian Cross. His sister Barb Peck and one uncle and two aunts and seven half brothers and half sisters.