Obit: Cross, Julia A. (1854 -1926)

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Surnames: Cross, Dorr,Jones, O’Brien, Dwyer, Verbeck, Synder, Winkleman, Paulus, Bartholenew, Head

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 01/21/1926

Cross, Julia A. (28 Aug. 1854 - 16 Jan. 1926)

Mrs. Perkins A. Cross, died at noon Saturday, January 16, 1926, after a long illness.

Julia A . Dorr was born to G. W. and Eunice Dorr, August 28, 1854, in Sutton, Massachusetts. She came with her parents to La Crosse, Wis., in 1855. On September 14, 1873, she was married to Perkins A. Cross. They came to Clark County April 9, 187, settling on the farm one mile north of the county farm. To them were born 3 children, a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Jones, died in 1905, and Mr. Cross died Feb. 17, 1914. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Cross moved to her home on the north side, where she has since resided. She leaves two children, Mrs. Ted O’Brien of Rockford, Ill., and R. D. Cross at home, 1 brother, W. H. Dorr, at Portland, Ore., and 10 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.

She was a good mother and a kind friend and neighbor and was loved best by those who knew her best.

Funeral services were held at the home Tuesday at 2 p.m. and burial took place in the Neillsville cemetery. At her request, the pall bearers were John Dwyer, Frank Dwyer, Cecil Verbeck, Milt Synder, Emil Winkleman and Jim Paulus.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Leon O’Brien of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. A. Head of Rice Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bartholenew of Greenwood and Mrs. Ted O’Brien of Rockford, Ill. Mrs. O’Brien came on Jan. 8 to be with her mother in her illness and death.



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