Ida Seirer Cross was my great great grandmother.
She was born in 1859 in Pennsylvania, and died 24 November 1915 in Kansas. Her mother’s maiden name was Spong, likely of German descent.
The obituary of Ida is below:
An obituary with a story of a person’s life is a treasure from the past, as it is not often done these days. Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
We also have some other photos of Ida, including when she was a young girl.
And with her children: