- Robert L. Cross
- Date of Death:
- Apr 16, 2012
- Location of Service:
- First Lutheran Church - Iron River
Robert L. Cross, 92, of Iron River, MI, passed away at the Luther Home in Marinette, WI on April 16, 2012.
He was born January 3, 1920 in Chilton, WI to the late Clarence and Lois (Brandel) Cross. He graduated from Berlin, WI and then attended business college in Oshkosh, WI. He is a US Army veteran of WWII.
Robert married the former Doris Albrecht on January 2, 1944 in Berlin WI. They spent most of their time in Stambaugh, MI where Robert worked at the bank, retiring as bank president. Robert and his wife, Doris, were instrumental in getting Life Line started in Iron County. They also enjoyed golfing and traveling together.
Robert was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Iron River, Kiwanis, the Elks Lodge, and American Legion Reino Post #21 of Stambaugh. He was also a member of the Iron County Hospital Board. Robert was an avid golfer and member of the Iron County Country Club and enjoyed trout fishing, hunting, and being outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his wife; Doris, his parents, and four brothers; Eugene, Donald, Rolland, and Richard.
He is survived by his two children Robert Jr. (Lee) Cross of Diablo, CA and Judy (George) Hensley of Menominee, MI; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren
Robert’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to both Heartland Hospice and the Luther Home staff for their compassionate care and also a special thank you to their very close friend and neighbor, Sue Stupp and family.
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church of Iron River, with Rev. Bonny Kinnunen to officiate.
Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin, WI
Funeral arrangements were by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River.
- Location of Services:
- First Lutheran Church
- 235 E. Genesee Street
- Iron River