Catherine M. Zimmerer Cross

November 1, 1921November 6, 2012

Catherine M. Cross passed away on November 6, 2012 at the age of 91. She was born on November 1, 1921 in LaFeria, TX to Alphonse and Julia (Bauer) Zimmerer. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lt. Col. Houston C. Cross Sr.; survived by her son, Houston C. Cross Jr., his wife Jerre; daughter, Barbara Spencer, her husband Jay; brothers, Leonard Zimmerer, his wife Clara and Paul Zimmerer, his wife Lupe; sister, Margie Nichol; 5 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Catherine was a life member of the Schertz VFW and the Post Chaplin for the Ladies Auxiliary. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a Rosary recited at7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 1:00 P.M at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Schertz, TX. Interment will take place on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:00 Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.


  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, November 10, 2012

Catherine M. Zimmerer Cross

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Tina Strickland Ynfante

November 10, 2012

I'm sorry for the loss of a fraternal member of Hermann Sons. My prayers are with your family during this difficult time. God bless,

Joanie Lohmann

November 9, 2012

My memories of Aunt Cat were that she was always the kindest, calmest person around. I will always remember visiting with her and how much fun we had at the last family reunion. Now there is another angel in heaven.

Elisabeth Dye

November 8, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss Margie. You are in my thoughts and prayers as well as all of your family. Schlaf in Ruh Catherine.

Elayne & Glen Harris

November 8, 2012

May God bless a very special person and friend. We will miss you so much. Our love to you.
Elayne & Glen Harris

John & Gail Gray

November 8, 2012

Catherine was such a sweet women. We always enjoyed her fellowship at Cibolo Hermann Sons meetings. She will be greatly missed by all of us. We will keep your family in our prayers during this difficult time. God Bless.

Gloria Zimmerer

November 8, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Margie, as well as with Barbara & Curtis, Jr. Love to all of you, Aunt Gloria - Valrico, Florida

Laurie Lynn Batt

November 8, 2012

I am sorry for your loss. Hope your special memories help with your grief.

Margie Morgan

November 8, 2012

Margie, I am so sorry, my prayers will be with all of your family. Margie (Wille) Morgan (nursing school classmate)