Marilyn J. Cross

Sept. 5, 1945 ó Aug. 28, 2014

Marilyn J. Cross (nee King) of Mukwonago died on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice surrounded by her loving daughters at the age of 68 years. She was born in Waukesha on Sept. 5, 1945, the daughter of Harry and Virginia (nee Mrozinski) King.

Marilyn was a hard worker and very proud of her 32-year career at GE Medical Systems. She loved flowers and tending to her garden. Marilyn was an avid reader and volunteer at the Mukwonago Community Library and shared her love of reading with her daughters. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother She will be sadly missed by her three daughters, Tracey (Don Fowler) Cross of Sheboygan Falls, Roxanne (Dean) Rinehart of Milwaukee and Carrie Cross of Sussex. She was the dear nana to Heather McMichael and Cory, Kyle and Rebekah Mareno. She is further survived by her sisters, Claudette Biddle of Stevens Point and Ginger Dietscher of Waukesha; her bother-in-law, Mike Riccardi of California, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Patricia Riccardi and Moneen Gillis; and one brother, Thomas R. King.

A celebration of her life will occur on Sunday Sept. 14, between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the E.B. Shurts Building at 810 W. College Ave., Waukesha WI 53186 Because of Marilynís love for reading, memorials in her name are appreciated to the Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St., Mukwonago, WI 53149.