Rosa Cross, 99, formerly of Middlebury, died at 3:40 am, on Saturday, March
1, at her daughter’s residence in Goshen. She was born on September 4,
1914 in Goshen to Noah  and Ida  (Miller) Schmucker. On April 5, 1936 she
married George G. Cross, he died March 11, 1986. Surviving are son - Harold
(Lena) Cross of Tucson, AR; two daughters - Ruby (Elvie) Bontrager of
Middlebury, Rachel (Bob) Brenneman of Goshen; eight grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law - Dorothy
Schmucker of Goshen. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband;
three sisters- Kathryn Hoover, Edna Mast, Esther Schmucker; two brothers-
Willard and William Schmucker. Rosa was a homemaker and helped her
husband on the family farm. She was a seamstress and was well known for
making ladies prayer coverings. She was a member of Griner Mennonite
Church where she was active as a Sunday School teacher and in the ladies
sewing circles. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00
pm Wednesday, March 5, at Griner Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Funeral
services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 6, also at the church.
Services will be conducted by Pastors Harley Troyer, Robert Riegsecker and  
Duane Yoder. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen. Memorials may be
given to IU Health Goshen Home Care and Hospice.

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  Rosa Cross
September 4, 1914 -- March 1, 2014