Edith Cross

Edith Cross

Tuesday, January 10th, 1922 Saturday, August 15th, 2020

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Obituary for Edith Blanche Cross

Edith Blanche (Klaus) Cross, a long-time resident of Prineville died at the age of 98 on August 15, 2020 in Albany, OR as the result of natural causes. She was born on January 10, 1922 in San Francisco, CA to Milton and Katherine (Laisure) Klaus. She graduated and attended schools in Crook County.

Her faith was acknowledged in her teen years and she dedicated her religious work at the First Baptist Church of Prineville. She married Darrel Adair Cross of Prineville on June 1, 1941. Edith devoted her life to her husband and to raising her four children. She also worked at Montgomery Ward sales store, Pacific Fruit, and did volunteer work in Prineville at various times in her life.

Survivors include son Dorrin (Anita) of Eugene, daughters, Darla Gates of Commerce City, CO, and Konnie (Jim) Sayers of Monmouth, four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers Melvin Klaus of Prineville and Robert Klaus of Husum, WA along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Darrel, son Darrel Duanne Cross and sister Marjorie Porfily.

At her request, no services will be held. Private interment was in the Juniper Haven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Prineville First Baptist Church, Pioneer Memorial Home Health or a charity of your choice.

The family of Edith Cross wishes to acknowledge with heart felt appreciation for all you did for Edith:
Reita Evans
Naida Miller
Regency Prineville Assisted Living Staff
Regency Albany Nursing Home Staff
Bruce Workman of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center

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    Juniper Haven Cemetery - Prineville
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