Deloris Mae Cress, age 87 of Minerva, passed away at Aultman Health Foundation on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Deloris was born in Hanoverton, Ohio on June 20, 1932 to Raymond and Helen (Kryder) Phillips.
Deloris attended the Minerva First Christian Church. She was a member of the AARP. She enjoyed reading and Word Finds.
Deloris is survived by 2 daughters: Karlene (Jerry) Ewing of Beloit and Renee (Dennis) Haynam of Waunakee WI; 5 sons: Gary (Angie) Cress of Minerva, Robbie Cress of Mesa AZ, Ricky (Lucinda) Cress of Minvera, Greg Cress of Hanoverton, and Keith Cress of Minerva; 17 grandchildren: Gary Cress Jr, Shawn Cress, Shea Cress, Sierra Cress, Christina Cress, John Robert Cress, Eric Cress, Terri Cress, Greg “Bub” Cress Jr, Jessica McClosky, Brian Ewing, Brandon Ewing, Kevin Cress, Christine (Shaw) Kopplin, Logan Haynam, Bradley Cress, and James Cress; 19 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Deloris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Cress who died May 31, 2000; a son, Robert Dean Cress; and 4 brothers: Earl Chilson, Wayne Chilson, Harry Chilson, and Grant Philips.
Funeral service will be held at Bartley Funeral Home, 205 West Lincoln Way, Minerva, Ohio, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Dale Roberts of Minerva First Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow at East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Bartley Funeral Home.