James Edward Crosby, 89

James Edward Crosby, 89, of Milford, died March 17, 2008. He was an office manager at Life Insurance and a WWII Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by wife, Virginia Mary Gardner Crosby; grandson, Warren Ritchie; sister, Loraine Crosby; and brothers, Ambrose and Lawrence Crosby.

He is survived by daughters, Sister Carol A. Crosby, S.C.S.C., Jeanne K. (Gary) Garman, and Julianne M. (Jim) Kowalski; son, James P. (Kathy) Crosby; grandchildren, Michael (Amy) Ritchie, David (Courtney) Ritchie, Jen Crosby, Bethany Crosby, Jimmy Kowalski, Steven (Grace) Kowalski, and Alex Kowalski; and great-grandchildren, Luke and Maya Fillion-Ritchie, and Jack Ritchie.

Funeral services were held March 19 at the St. John the Evangelist. Burial followed at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Montgomery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Cross Sisters, 1400 O’Day Street, Merrill, Wis., 54452.

The Evans Funeral Home is serving the needs of the family.