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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jay A. Cross 1967 - 2009 Topeka

Funeral services for Jay A. Cross, 41, Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial with military honors will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Cross died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at his home.
He was born July 30, 1967, in Fort Riley, the son of James K. and Helen M. Nitsch Cross. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1986.
Mr. Cross served in the National Guard for 22 years. He worked in apartment maintenance.
He married Pam Jackson on April 10, 2007. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, of Lawrence; a daughter, Justine Elizabeth Cross, Washington state; three sons, Jared Michael Kenneth, Lawrence, and Daniel Jackson and Jared Jackson, both of Topeka; a brother, James Snell, Overland Park; three sisters, Julie Hauer, Hacienda Heights, Calif., Mary McClacherty, Cleveland, and Sheri Pfeifer, Lawrence; and a grandson, Tanner Blake Chapin.
He was preceded in death by his father on Nov. 29, 2003.
The family will meet friends from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials to the Jay Cross Memorial Fund, sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Cross.