Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 15, at the Carlisle Funeral Home in Michigan City, with Pastor Bill Barnes officiating. The family greeted relatives and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, July 14, at the funeral home. A military memorial service was conducted at 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial was in the Springville Cemetery, where full military rites were conducted by the American Legion Post 37 John Franklin Miller.
Mr. Crossno was born on April 20, 1942 the son of Jesse L. Crossno and Vivian W. (Boyd) Crossno in Cardwell, Mo. On June 27, 1970 he was united in marriage to Brenda Meeks, who survives in Michigan City.
Surviving are his children, Lisa (Mark) Devro of AL, Lori (Virgil) Emerick-Lloyd of Michigan City, Jeffrey (Wendy) Crossno of Michigan City, Denise Engleberg, of Pa., and Angela (Jeffery) Russell of Michigan City. 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; two brothers, Ellis Crossno of Senath, Mo., and Lowell Crossno of Paragould, Ark.; one sister, Margie Crossno of Springdale, Ark. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carolyn Crossno.
Mr. Crossno was the owner/operator of the Long Beach Auto Service for over 40 years, and was formerly employed at the New-Dispatch as a assistant distribution manager. Crossno was an ardent fan of the Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Cardinals.
He also enjoyed golfing with his friends. Mr. Crossno will be remembered by many as loving and generous man.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
To view his online video tribute, leave private or public condolences, sign the guestbook visit www.carlislefh.com.