Ruth A. Cross

Sept. 15, 1923 July 19, 2014

Ruth A. Cross (nee Raduechel), a longtime Waukesha resident, passed away on July 19, 2014, in Oconto at age 90. She was born in Milwaukee on September 15, 1923, the daughter of Albert and Minnie (nee Knuth) Raduechel.

Ruth grew up in Eagle. She was a longtime employee of G.E., where she worked until retirement. Ruth loved her family and had many interests, but enjoyed bowling more than anything.

Ruth is survived by daughter Barbara (Daniel) Barrera of Waukesha and by son Bruce Cross of Waukesha and by daughter-in-law Sue Cross of Oconto. She is also survived by brother Roy Raduechel of Eagle and by sisters Beatrice Eggleston of Mukwonago and Dorothy Diehl of Waukesha. Ruth is further survived by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and by other relatives and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Cross, who passed away in August of 1969. Ruth was also preceded in death by daughter Diana Fleischman; sons David Cross and Scott Cross; brothers Raymond, Robert and Ralph; and by sister Helen Springer.

Visitation for Ruth will be held on Friday, July 25, from 10 AM to 12 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, with funeral services held at noon. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.