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CROSS, Ruth E.
CROSS, Ruth E. Age 98, passed away in Lancaster, California on January 15, 2014. Ruth was born in 1915 to August and Minnie Lohmann in Aurora, Illinois. Following graduation from high school she met and married Heinz Schaedler in 1937 and moved to California in 1939. They had two sons. Ruth was widowed in 1959, met and married Willard L. Cross in 1972 and moved to Crystalaire in Llano, Calif. She was a member of the Crystalaire Country Club for 10 years, served as President of the Women's Golf Club for 2 years and Treasurer for 2 years. Also was a Life Member of the Llano Community Association serving as President for 2 years and Treasurer for 20 years. She worked as receptionist and proof reader for the Foothill News in Littlerock for 10 years. Ruth was pre-deceased by her husband Heinz Schaedler in 1959, her husband Willard Cross in 1981, her son Robert Schaedler in 2013 and three brothers and one sister. She is survived by her son Gary Schaedler (Kathleen), Burbank, Calif.; granddaughter, Jennifer Scott (Steve), Simi Valley, Calif.; daughter-in law Jean Hawkins, Burbank, Calif.; nephews, Ron Bristol, Simi Valley, Calif., and Richard Bristol (Grace), Kingman, AZ.

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