BENZIGER, Judy Cross, born March 6, 1943, passed away peacefully at home on March 8, 2011, after a 3 year battle with brain cancer. She was a beloved wife, mother, nana, teacher and coach. Her love of the land allowed her to spend her life dairy farming and growing the flowers she so enjoyed. She is preceded in death by her parents, A. D. (Rip) and Ollie Cross, and brother, Bob Cross. Survived by loving husband of nearly 50 years, John Kyle Benziger; sons and daughters and spouses, Chris and Jeanette Benziger, Bill and Tami Benziger, Beth and Pete Hyde and Sarah and Roman Sharp; 9 grandchildren, Taylor, Drew and Zane Benziger, Kari Benziger, Emily, Erin and Abby Hyde, and Lauren and Jake Sharp; brother, Charles Cross; sister-in-law, Patsy Cross, several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all of the amazing care givers who fought to save our mother and also made her last days comfortable. Funeral services will be at the Sherwood Chapel at the Mausoleum, in Sherwood Memorial Gardens on Saturday, March 12, 2011. Receiving of friends from noon till 2:00 pm, with the service to follow and the interment to follow the service. Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens is honored to help the Benziger family.