THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Darlene L. Cruz
Issue Date: December 6, 2018
Darlene Loraine (Stone) Cruz, 71, of Pound, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 with family by her side.
Born May 19, 1947, to the late Andrew and Ester (Whiting) Stone, she attended Oconto High school and then married Jose Cruz, Sr. on Feb. 26, 1965. She held many jobs and retired from Oneida Casino.
She enjoyed crocheting, but mostly loved time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Jose; five children, Rosita (Wes) Cornelius, Ramon (Fiancé Dolly Wolf) Cruz, Maria (Chris) Roberts, Jose, Jr. (Trudy) Cruz and Roger (Dawn) Cruz; a daughter-in-law, Marana Cruz; 32 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Angelo "Hack Saw" Cruz and two brothers, Chuck Stone and George Stone.
Family greeted relatives and friends at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. until time of Closing Prayers at 11:30 a.m., before going to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Oconto for a Mass at noon. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.