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Atha L. Sykes Crosby
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1906
Death: May 2, 2004

Atha L. Crosby, 98, of Mequon, Wis., passed into eternal life on Sunday, May 2, 2004. Private family services were held. Inurnment at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin, Minn. Mueller Funeral Home of Cedarburg, Wis. assisted the family.

Atha was born on March 24, 1906, in Kirksville, Mo., to Herbert and Martha (Crow) Sykes.
She married Martin E. Crosby on June 23, 1926, in Mason City, Iowa. Atha was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church in Austin, Minn. She moved to Mequon, Wis. in 1998, to be with her daughter, Virginia, and son-in-law, Gene Klatt, and their family.

Atha is survived by her daughter: Virginia (Eugene) Klatt of Mequon; daughter-in-law: Theresa Crosby; grandchildren: Kari (Robert Miller) Klatt, Thomas (Mary) Klatt, Elizabeth Crosby, Mike Crosby, Mark Crosby, Mary Crosby, John (Darcy) Crosby, and Thomas (Patti) Crosby; great-grandchildren: Mitchell and Kendall Klatt, Jourdan, Chase and Nicky Miller, William, Isabel, Sarah, Zachary, Chloe and Hailey Crosby. Atha is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband of 64 years, Martin E. Crosby; one son, William E. Crosby; an infant son, one sister and two brothers.

A special thank you to the staff at Lasata Care Center, Crossroads Presbyterian Church, and Mueller Funeral Home for all of their care and compassion. 
Family links: 
  Herbert William Sykes (1872 - 1943)
  Martha Jane Crow Sykes (1876 - 1943)
  Vera V Sykes Murphy (1904 - 1999)*
  Atha L. Sykes Crosby (1906 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Nov 10, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12300707
Atha L. <i>Sykes</i> Crosby
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