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Howard LeRoy Cross – Obituary

Name: Howard LeRoy Cross

Age: 74

Born: 04-22-1947

Died: 09-29-2021

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Service:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota


Funeral services for Howard LeRoy Cross will be held at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud on October 11, 2021.  Visitation hours are from 9:30 am to 11:30 am with funeral to follow.  Howard passed away peacefully at the St. Cloud Hospital on September 29, 2021.  Burial, with full military honors, will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery the next day, October 12, 2021 at 11:30 am.

Howard was born April 22, 1947 in Elkhart, Kansas to Raymond and Irma Cross. He graduated from Sunshine Bible Academy and proudly served in the United States Army during Vietnam. 

Howard enjoyed classic cars, motorcycles and semi- trucks.  He was very fortune to have his passion take him to 48 states either by motorcycle or semi.  He loved visiting the black hills and all the beauty it had to offer with his wife Connie.  Howard loved woodworking in his free time. He would make hutches, cabinets, beds, and toy boxes for his family.

He is survived by his wife Connie and her four children Diane Carol (Richard Ross), Stacy Rae (James Eugene), Tory Ann (Brian Guy) and Nicole Lee (Jesse Charles), and her Grandchildren Jamee Marie (Brett Joseph), Ashely Nell (Anthony James), Zachary Darwin, Alexander Michael, Ashton Darwin, Payton Purl, Jordyn Jessi, and Drake Darwin.  Also, by her Great Grandchildren Ella Kay, Bennett William, Andrew James and Maverick Ross.

He is also survived by his sister Helen Brinkman (Del Brinkman), Nieces - Cindy Brinkman (Children -Ashley, Kali, Dayton, Hanna, Jaxon), Sandy Lindstrom (Brian Lindstrom, Children - Nathan and Cody), and Tammy Murray (John Murray) and nephew Kevin Cross.

He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Irma and sibling Clarence. 

in lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.

Guestbook for Howard LeRoy Cross


Stacy Sailer
, Stepdaughter
October 5, 2021, 9:51 pm
You were a wonderful husband to my Mom and a wonderful stepdad to all us girls!!!! May you Rest In Peace!!! Love and miss you!!!! Until we meet again!!! ❤️❤️❤️

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