William H. Cross
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services
10121 West North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI
Cross, William H. "Bill" Joined his beloved wife Ginny in Heaven on July 1, 2008, age 84. Bill is survived by his children Nancy (Daniel) Herrell, William R. Cross and Jill (Duane) Du Mez; his grandchildren, Joshua (Joy), Benjamin (Nichole), Jonas, Alison, and Christa Herrell, Wendy Cross, Heather (Justin) Jehn, Katie Jo and Danielle Du Mez; his great-grandchildren, Nathan Langenkamp and Addison Jehn; his sister, Carol (Robert) Steinkraus; and several nieces and nephews. Bill graduated from Milwaukee Washington High School, UW-Lacrosse and Marquette University as well as served in the Army Air force during WWII. He spent many years as a high school Physical Education teacher and administrator. He loved Track and Field and spent many years announcing the WIAA State Track and Field meets and began the High School Track and Field Honor Roll. Visitation Wed., July 9, from 11:00 AM until time of Memorial Service, at 1:00 PM, at ST. MATTHEW'S EV LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1615 Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to Zilber Family Hospice or the Oostburg High School Track Boosters appreciated. SCHMIDT & BARTELT Funeral and Cremation Services (414) 774-5010 Wauwatosa, WI
Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jul. 6 to Jul. 7, 2008.
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We lost the best friend Wisconsin Track ever had.
"Blacky Zamzow Whitefish Bay
July 14, 2008
Sorry to hear about Bill. He was a leader in whatever he tried. I literally followed him from WHS to LaX and then to South Milwaukee. He and Ginny were good friends.
Bill Spaltholz
July 9, 2008
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