David Sheldon Cross
- Born: 26 Nov 1931, Elizabethtown, Essex County, NY 1
- Marriage (1): Mary Ann Vaughn on 22 Jun 1953 in Howe, Lagrange, Indiana
- Died: 24 Apr 2015, Howe, Lagrange County, Indiana at age 83
David Sheldon Cross, 83, of Howe, died Friday April 24, 2015 at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born on November 26, 1931 in Elizabethtown, NY to Raymond and Emma (Sheldon) Cross.
David moved to Indiana in 1970 from Elizabethtown, NY. He was a self-employed welder. After his retirement he drove van for the LaGrange County Council on Aging.
He was a veteran of the Korean War. Serving his country in the United States Marine Corp. David was a member of the LaGrange American Legion Post #215 and a lifetime member of the VFW and DAV.
On June 22, 1953 he married Mary Ann Vaughn in Elizabethtown, NY. His wife, of 63 years, in Howe, IN, survives him.
Also surviving are his children, Shelly (Gary) Ladd of Lebanon, IN, Jerry (Sheri) Cross of Fishtail, MT, Bob Cross of Howe, IN, Cathy (Ron) Henschel of Howe, IN, Terry (Kim) Cross of Wolcottville, IN, Pete (Amanda) Cross of Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, and Paul (Kay) Cross of Wolcottville, IN, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
His parents, three sisters, three brothers, a grandson, Nathan Shull and a great granddaughter, Rylee Shull preceded David in death.
According to David's wishes he is being cremated and a private family service with Military Rites will be held at a later date. - See more at: http://www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com/obituary/David-Sheldon-Cross/Howe-IN/1502891#sthash.HVmMyTfo.dpuf 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Military: US Marine Corp: Korea. 1
• Occupation: Self-employed welder. 2
David married Mary Ann Vaughn on 22 Jun 1953 in Howe, Lagrange, Indiana.