Jerry E. Cross

Jerry E. Cross

Jerry E. Cross, 74, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018, at CGH Medical Center.  He was born January 22, 1944, in Eldora, Iowa, the son of Eugene A. Cross and Alice M. (Alexander) Stressman. On June 10, 1967, in Rockford, he was united in marriage to Flora Draper.  Jerry worked in Rockford at Bergstroms as a Fabricator for years. He was a member of the Church of the Open Bible in Polo. Jerry had a love for the Lord, family and traveling. He would put others before himself and never met a stranger.

Survivors include wife Flora; sons Darren (Tammy Crubaugh) Cross and Duane Cross; sisters Tina Headrick,  Elizabeth Buck and Penny Drew; brothers Craig Cross, Greg Bachman, Paul Stressman, Gene Cross; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tom and grandson Ryan Kennington.

A gathering will be Friday, Nov. 30th from 10:30-11:00 a.m. at Polo Family Funeral Home, with a celebration of his life to follow at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his name.

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