Leonard "Lenny 89" Cross, Darien, WI (1934 - 2012)
June 13, 1934 - December 8, 2012
Leonard "Lenny 89" Cross, 78, of Old Hwy 89, Darien, died at his home on Saturday Dec. 8,2012. Leonard was born on June 13, 1934, in St. Paul, MN, the son of Sherman and Martha (Hansen) Cross. Leonard entered the US Army and served in the Korean War. He married Kay McSweeney at St. Andrews Catholic Church on July 16, 1960, in Delavan. Leonard worked as a mechanic for Pan American Airlines for over 30 years. He was a life member of the 32nd Division of Red Arrow National Guard. He was a graduate of Teterboro School of Aeronautics in Teterboro, NJ. He was a longtime member of the V.F.W. and American Legion Post 95. He was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church. Lenny loved the out doors and wildlife.
Lenny is survived by his wife, Kay; one son, James Cross of Long Island, NY; one daughter, Julie Cavaliere of Darien; foster children: Joe, Paul, Mary, Barbara, Pam, and Catfish, all Doty's; one sister, Alice Peterson of Glendale, WI; and five grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters, Lois Boviall and Evelyn Cross; and two foster daughters, Carla and Monica.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012, at the BETZER FUNERAL HOME with the Rev. James Scheurman Officiating. Burial will follow in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the FUNERAL HOME from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday Dec. 12th, 2012. Memorials to St. Andrews Catholic School are suggested. BETZER FUNERAL HOME is serving the Cross Family.