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CROSS, Mark Travis August 15, 1990 - April 6, 2018 Mark leaves to cherish his memory his partner in life Molly Schnell; his parents Brad and Marilyn; his sister Leah (Reshod) Moten; his brother Michael; and niece Wrenn Moten; as well as numerous other family, friends, and teammates. Mark will be forever loved and missed by everyone who knew him. A service celebrating Mark's life will be held on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Strasbourg Rec Centre, Strasbourg, SK. Donations in Mark's memory can be made to the "Mark Cross Sports Memorial Fund" c/o Affinity Credit Union, Strasbourg, SK. Hansen's Funeral Home, Strasbourg in care of arrangements.

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Published in Regina Leader-Post on Apr. 14, 2018.
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December 14, 2019
Brad and Marilyn, we met today in Houston, TX. I spotted your Humboldt Broncos jacket, and asked about it, because even here in Texas, we mourned with yall then, and again today. What you shared about your son Mark, was special. While time passes, your love for him doesnt. From the tragedy, a community banded together to share their prayers, tears, and support. I know I left sticks out, and my porch lights on for Mark and the others 18 months ago, as did many here in the Texas hockey community. As I was reminded of the tragedy again today, I hugged my three kids a little tighter tonight, and Ill say an extra prayer on yalls behalf. I have also felt the sting of losing a loved one, but I assure you, while they are not here physically, they are still very much alive, busily engaged in preparation for they day and honor it will be to receive you back home with God one day. I felt touched and strengthened by the spirit of the Lord today, and my prayer on your behalf is that you feel the arms of God around you and your family tonight, and know that God is aware, He loves you, and He does not cause the pain felt from tragedys, but He understands it, and will bear you up and take your grief. God bless, you, and God bless Mark and the others.
Tim Gooch
April 9, 2019
Dear Mark's Family Who will ever forget where and what they were doing on 04/06/18, after hearing the tragic news of the HST bus crash; it is like JFK, 9/11; the news brought such tragedy to so many families; Mark will be remembered for his caring ways as a team member with the HST; may you know I care, send kind thoughts, and prayers for healing to each of you; may you keep sharing his life memories with the world as his shining star guides you to celebrating his young life; he will coaching his HST in a heavenly hockey game; I send hockey hugs to each of you, Gail (Allen) Blain
Gail Blain
May 6, 2018
Rest In Peace Mark!
Kyle Collins
April 24, 2018
I am a stranger but I am sorry for your loss.
Regards, Elaine Arthur,
Elaine Arthur
April 23, 2018
To the Cross Family, Molly and his many friends

Our thoughts and deepest prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. My son met Mark on a couple of occasions and has nothing but positive words to say about him. You raised a very respected son, who devoted his time to the sport of hockey and helped with grooming many other young men into the sport. There is no doubt that his legacy will continue on in those whose lives he touched and will continue to do so in the years to come. There are no words to describe this horrible outcome, but know that there are many people who are by your side and will continue to do so in the days to come. RIP Mark and continue coaching those young boys from above.
Shelley, Norm, Nolan, Nathan and Alexis
April 21, 2018
Sometimes the names of people turn up in the stranges places.
I sign this on behalf of all old hockey jocks who felt the loss of a fellow Canadian, York U alumnus, "love of hockey" nut and kinesiologist like my daughter. I am old enough to be his grandfather yet young enough to remember all the days of my youth. Unfortunately, Mark will not get that chance but will remembered long after this day by many who never knew him. RIP
Bob Carswell
April 21, 2018
Our deepest sympathies to Brad, Marilyn and family.

Dave Cross and family.
Dave Cross
April 21, 2018
Mark was a great person that helped our son immensely. His character is now present in everyone he influenced in such a positive way. May he rest in peace.
Frank and Maureen Maraschiello
April 21, 2018
To Mark's Family & Friends
Thinking of ALL of you as you say your final goodbyes to Mark. Can't imagine how hard this day will be. There are really no words; just know there are so many people praying for you.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Wendy (Brevig) Eddy
William Derby Class of 76
Wendy Eddy
April 21, 2018
May you find peace and healing from the love and compassion of your family and friends. The horrific and tragic loss of this lovely man has reached all corners of this country and the hockey world.
Cathy Tocker
April 21, 2018
Condolences to Brad and Marilyn in the loss of your son Mark.
Wayne Sonnenberg
Melita, Man.
April 21, 2018
Thinking of you.
Kim Dickie
April 21, 2018
Our hearts go out to your families at this most heart breaking time. Mark was a truly genuine person, with a great soul.He will be truly missed
Brent & Karen Simon
April 21, 2018
We are so sorry for the loss of your son, Mark. We are thinking of your entire family at this time. Curtis and Roseline Golding, Prince Albert, Sk.
Curtis Golding
April 21, 2018
Rest in peace Mark, your family and friends are in my thoughts today.
April 20, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and Cross Family
It's hard to find words to express our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wonderful son/brother/nephew/cousin Mark. You are in our thoughts and prayers
Ken & Linda (Carnegie) Braun
April 20, 2018
Glen Hubick
Calgary Alberta
April 20, 2018
Condolences and deepest sympathies to the Cross and Schnell family . My prayers and thoughts and hugs sent to you all .
Donna Berger
April 20, 2018
Our Deepest Sympathies to the family and friends of Mark Cross. May He Rest In Peace.
Tamie, Shaun, Noah and Kailee-Ann Pilling
April 20, 2018
To all of the Golding and Cross family but especially to Marilyn and Brad and family. We are so very sorry for your tragic loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love Lee and Diane Tracksell
Lee and Diane Tracksell
April 20, 2018
On behalf of my son and myself, we would like send our sincere sympathy and prayers to Mark's family. We know that words are not enough at this time to comfort in light of this terrible tragedy and deep sorrow, but memories will always live on. My son's time in Estevan playing with Mark are some of the best memories he has and he cherishes those days and getting to know Mark. He has shared with me what a great guy Mark was and knows his memory will live on through people like my son whom he touched and shared his life. Our deepest condolences. Karen and Jorden MacSwain #8 Estevan Bruins.
Karen MacSwain
April 20, 2018
To the entire Cross Family,
We are so sorry for your tragic loss. We are all thinking of you during this sad time, our hearts are with you. May your memories bring you comfort.
Miranda (Tollefson) Brad, Payton and Sydney Spencer
April 19, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and family,
There are no words to ease the pain that you must be feeling. Know that we are thinking of you today and in the difficult days ahead.
Len, Cindy and Logan Herauf
April 19, 2018
Marilyn, Brad and family,
Praying for you and your family as you remember Mark.
Brenda Sparrow
April 19, 2018
Bill & Charmaine, Earl & Marion and Golding & Cross families, especially Marilyn & Brad we send our condolences, thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
Council and Staff RM of Great Bend No. 405
April 18, 2018
Dear Brad, Marilyn, Leah & Michael,
This is clearly a condolence that I would sooner not have to send. They were showing the players and staff that had been on the bus on HNIC. Wanda was watching with me. We know Adam's parents. Layne Matechuk, I know his Dad through SWP and his Grandparents were here with the RCMP. Mark Cross from Strasbourg. Wait a minute! Brad and Marilyn are at Strasbourg. Wanda ran and got our Creelman history book. Oh no, son, Mark. My heart sinks even further, if that's possible. I still walk around daily wondering why. I will never be able to forget about this. The coach from York gave a fantastic tribute to Mark. I just talked to a neighbor today that knew him through hockey. I wish I had known him. Great people are never forgotten.
Kim & Wanda Bossenberry
April 18, 2018
Marilyn, Brad and family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and comfort as you remember Mark.
Verna Law
April 18, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and family

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

With deepest sympathy.

Terry and Ian Blyth
April 18, 2018
To the Cross Family:
Sincere condolences to you at this sad time. May you have many memories close to your heart.
Don & Darcy Hugie, Serath, Sask.
April 18, 2018
My deepest sympathies to the Cross and Schnell families, may your memories of Mark and the stories of how many he touched help get you through this very difficult time. My thoughts are with you all.
Lana Beaudin
April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018
My sincere condolences on your tragic loss.
Arla (Kerr) Trueblood
April 17, 2018
Dear Brad, Marilyn and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
Our sincere condolences,
Dale and Linda Oblander
April 17, 2018
Brad, Marilyn & family " Although it's difficult to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow." My deepest sympathy.
Sherrie Koshman
April 17, 2018
May a warm blanket of human kindness comfort you while his soul is at your side.
Gary Miles
April 17, 2018
Sending love and prayers to the family and friends of Mark
Douglas Smith
April 16, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss.Losing a
child has to be the worst.
Albert and Phyllis Babcock
April 16, 2018
Dear Mark's Family Please, accept my sincere condolences upon the passing of your young, Mark; may his "MARK" star guide you til you meet with him, again; I live in FLA in the winter; live in ON in the summer; heard he went to YORK, my friends worked there their whole careers, your loss will leave a big whole in the whole world, especially, the hockey world; to you and yours I am wrapping kind thoughts, prayers, and concerns in a big hug.......RIP, Mark, thank you for your guidance to these fine young men, who left us with you, true teammates in life and hugs, Gail Blain
Gail Blain
April 16, 2018
I never met Mark in person but I don't think one needed to as everything I have read or seen about him has proven that you didn't need to meet him to be touched by his life.

The only thing I have to offer Mark's family and friends is a promise to be a good, kind and honest person - such as he was.

Always in my thoughts and prayers. God has a true and faithful angel with him. God bless everyone affected by Mark's call home.
Jacqueline Lazar
April 16, 2018
Thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time. Mark will be deeply missed by all.
Sarah Wilker
April 16, 2018
Our hearts go out to you at this difficult time.
Mark was born on my birthday. I was age 16.
I recall how special baby Mark was to his
Rob & Megan Schneider
April 16, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and family:
We are so sorry for your loss. We hope memories of Mark will help guide you through this difficult time.
Dana and Barb Meyer
April 16, 2018
Our deepest sympathies for the loss of Mark. Clearly he was
a fine young man and a special assistant coach, and person.
Donna & Ernie Schneider - Millar
April 16, 2018
Love and condolences to Molly and all Cross family.
Such a loss. Reading dozens of articles this past week of the generous and giving way Mark spent his time. Amazing the number of people he affected in a very positive way.
Bill Boomer
April 16, 2018
Remembering Your Loved One
When you lose someone you love,it always takes some time to cope with all the sadness and the changes you go through.But we can know that love and beautiful memories outlast the pain of grief.
It's so hard to say goodbye to someone so special.
You are not alone in your sadness for your loved one meant so much to so many and will be deeply missed.
Leanne Madsen
Leanne Madsen
April 15, 2018
Our hearts are aching for your unimaginable loss!
Thoughts & prayers to continue!
Deb Cramer
April 15, 2018
From coast to coast to coast Canada mourns with you on the tragic passing of your loved one, Mark Cross. My condolences and deepest sympathy.
Elizabeth Robertson Brown
April 15, 2018
Love and Prayers to all of the Cross Family on your loss.
Brenda Dubois
April 15, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to the Schnell and Cross families. Our prayers are with you all.
Bill and Bev Tatarliov
April 15, 2018
Molly, Brad, Marilyn and family
We are deeply saddened by the loss that your family has encountered. Our deepest condolences. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Shirley, Thom and Reid Jackman
Toronto, ON
Shirley, Thom and Reid Jackman
April 15, 2018
Our thought and prayers are with u always. Hold on tight to the wonderful memories u have.
Holly Antonick
April 15, 2018
My deepest sympathies to Brad, Marilyn and families. Thinking of your entire Cross family in these days and months ahead. Love to all.......
Lil Cross
April 15, 2018
Sincere and Heartfelt Sympathy to the Schnell and Cross families in your tragic loss of Mark. Molly, words just cannot express the sadness we feel for you at this extremely difficult time. Cherish the wonderful life and memories you shared together. Brad, Marilyn, Garry and Gerry our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this terribly sad time.
Dick and Mae Clarke
April 15, 2018
Brad and Marilyn, and all of Mark's family.
It is hard to find words with such a profound loss of a beloved son, partner, brother, and uncle. Holding you in my heart as you grieve.
Sheila Kerr
April 14, 2018
Mr and Mrs Cross and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I never knew Mark but I have read countless stories about what a wonderful person he was. I hope these stories bring you some comfort. Mark and your family will be in my thoughts.
Ebony King
April 14, 2018
Brad,Marilyn and Family - Thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. Cherish and remember the special moments as they are yours forever. Judy & Bob Kadash (Kosar), Saskatoon, Sk.
Judy Kadash
April 14, 2018
Molly, Brad, Marilyn and family, So very sorry for your loss. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you all at such a difficult time.
Bonnie / Dwayne Brown
April 14, 2018
My deepest condolences to the Cross family. So sorry for your loss.
Louise Armstrong
April 14, 2018
We are very sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in our prayers. Garret & Liz Haubrich, Medicine Hat.
April 14, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and family

So very sorry for your loss. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
May God bless you and give you strength to heal.

With deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences,
Randy, Sandra Romich and family
April 14, 2018
Brad, Marilyn, and family, I'm so sorry you've lost such a special person. As time passes hopefully you can share your favourite Mark stories and memories. He'll always be with you in your hearts.
Sacha Lingenfelter
April 14, 2018
My prayers and thoughts to the Cross family. May you take comfort in the beautiful memories and the impact Mark had on so many people.
Beverly Magel
April 14, 2018
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, Brad, Marilyn and family. Adam & Linda Wittal and family.
April 14, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and Family. Hugs and Prayers to all. Mark will be forever remembered in your hearts.
Jack & Val Barnes
April 14, 2018
Deepest sympathy and condolences to all the families involved of Mark Cross. Our thoughts and prayers for you always.
Love from Lonna,Erin and familiy
April 14, 2018
Brad and Marilyn, so sorry for your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Wishing you and your family strenght during this difficult time.
Allan and Petrona Vance
April 14, 2018
To the family and friends of Mark, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. RIP mark.
Paulette Pearson, Regina, Sask
April 14, 2018
You were an amazing man and I was so fortunate to play hockey with you. You touched so many lives, mine included. You had a smile that lit up a room and your imprint on this world will be carried on forever. Rest easy my friend!
Chad Filteau
April 14, 2018
Sending our sincere condolences.
Brenda & Wes Wagner
April 14, 2018
Condolences and with Deepest Sympathies to the Crosses and Shnell families. I didn't know Mark personally but what I've seen he was a very kind and gentle soul. I work with Micheal , another kind and gentle soul. You must be so proud that your children turned out to be so caring and kind. I don't know Leah, but I'm sure she's just like them.
And to Molly and her family, a deep hole in your hearts for sure. Gerry, a big hug to you and your family. May God help you all through this very sad time. ❤
Doug and Elaine Grandel
April 14, 2018
Brad,Marilyn and family. So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
Amber Kostal and Ron Garnham and family.
April 14, 2018
Mark, you were an exceptional young man, and left your mark on every single person who crossed your path. You will be missed but never forgotten.
Michelle Walker
April 14, 2018
Prayers and my Deepest Condolences to Brad,Marilyn and Family. RIP Mark, Never Forgotten
Mike Priestap
April 14, 2018
I am so sorry for your tragic loss. My heart and prayers are with you.
May God keep you and Bless you and give you strength.
Patricia Joseph
April 14, 2018
Sending hugs to all of Mark's family and friends. He will live on in your hearts. Barb Gwillim and family.
April 14, 2018
Thinking of the Cross family at this difficult time. Cherish the memories and give each other strength.
Kevin and Wendy Doran
April 14, 2018
My prayers and thoughts to the Cross family. May you take comfort in the beautiful memories and the impact Mark had on so many people.
April 14, 2018
So sorry Brad Marilyn and family
Donald/Aileen Hansen
April 14, 2018
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
Kevin & Belinda Kreutzer
April 14, 2018
Brad,Marilyn and family.My sympathy and prayers to you at this difficult time.

Marion Magel. Strasbourg,Sk.
April 14, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss
Murray Freistadt/ Trudy Menzel
April 14, 2018
Hugs, love and prayers to all the family and friends. RIP Mark.
April 13, 2018
Brad, Marilyn and family,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Walter and Risa Kosar
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