Rita Delene Cross, 67, Jamestown
JAMESTOWN – Rita Delene Cross, age 67, of Jamestown, KS passed away Sunday Afternoon, June 21, 2020.
She was born September 3, 1952, in Saline County, a daughter to the late Orval and Norma Windholz.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband Wade Cross, two sons: Kenneth Gaylor and Jason Cross, one daughter: Laurie Lynn Baugh.
Rita enjoyed arts, writing, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Rules were nonexistent at Grandma Rita’s. Not only was Rita a wonderful mother to her own children, she was a second mom to the town kids. Her door was always open. Rita had a passion for motorcycles and camping. Rita shared a special bond with her two sisters which consisted of several girls’ trips, no men allowed, and Rita being “The Boss”. Rita has always had a love for dogs, so much so that she was known as “The Crazy Dog Lady on the Corner”. Rita was a strong, determined, and fiercely independent women who will never be forgotten.
Rita is survived by 1 daughter and 4 sons, Shannon Baugh of Glasco, KS, Garth Baugh (Mary) of Eureka, CA, Caleb Baugh (Amy) of Abilene, KS, Payton Cross of Concordia, Dylan Cross (Ashley) of Hardy, NE. Several grandchildren and great children; 2 sisters Nancy and Chrissy; 2 brothers Curtis and Joey. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Graveside services will be at 10 AM Saturday, June 27 at the Jamestown Cemetery. Following the burial, a gathering of friends and family will be at the Jamestown Community Center. Cremation has taken place & there will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Post Rock Humane Society.
Roberts Family Funeral Service, Beloit is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.robertsfamilyfs.com