Dorothy Cross

July 20, 1932September 27, 2020

Dorothy J. Cross, 88, Greencastle, passed away Sept. 27, 2020.

She was born to Alvina & Gust Herr on July 20, 1932 in McIntosh County, N.D., and grew up in Aberdeen, S.D.

Dorothy attended nursing school, graduating in 1953 with her RN degree.

She married Jack Cross on Dec. 27, 1954 and he survives.

Jack and Dorothy owned Sunset Manor Nursing Home until 1985, and she served as the director of nursing there. Dorothy was also a member and very involved with First Christian Church.

She was the most giving mom, grandma and person we have ever known. In her spare time she loved to sew, knit, do crafts and color pictures. Dorothy was always thinking of everyone else.

Dorothy and Jack had four children, who also survive: Jayne Harwood, Brian Cross (Rita), Suzy Starr and Brad Cross (Michele). Also surviving are grandchildren Christopher, Cameron, Kelly, Tiffany, Lindsey, Vance and Carmen; and 12 great-grandchildren, with another one on the way; and a brother, Ray Herr (Lil). She loved them all.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister and son-in-law Kevin.

Private services and interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery on Oct. 17, 2020.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Neptune Society, where condolences may be shared with the family at

In God’s arms she can gently rest. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in our hearts.

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