at the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis with Pastor Jenene Earl officiating.Burial will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.After her high school graduation in 1940, she attended the University of Minnesota.She lived in California from 1942-1945, working at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach during WWII.Lila and Bob, who was from Staten Island, NY, were married in Mexico in 1945.
He was the third of seven children in this Cross clan.
They moved to Albuquerque, NM, in 2006, to be near their daughter.
Lila served as a PTA officer in both Staten Island and Union Township, NJ, and was an honorary life member of the National Congress of PTA Associations.
The newlyweds moved to Stoneville, SD, where Bill worked for his father.
Then the young couple moved to work at the 2 Rivers Ranch before moving back to Stoneville.