Jodie A. Crosby

PORTAGE – Jodie A. Crosby, age 66, of Portage, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 

Jodie was born in California on November 7, 1955, the daughter of Roger and Joanne (Sponholtz) Bentley.  She married Scott Crosby on June 3, 1978, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Muskego, WI.  Jodie had worked with her husband for 38 years in their fire restoration and cleaning business. She enjoyed golfing and spending time with friends.

She is survived by her husband, Scott;  her son, Ben (Shelby) Crosby and their children, McKenna and Forest;  her parents, Roger and Joanne;  her three dear sisters, Cindy, Heidi and Wendy; other near relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sally, and her grandparents.

Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Cross of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 585 E. Slifer St., Portage, WI, with the Rev. Scott Schultz officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church.  Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jodie’s memory by doing random acts of kindness, such as paying it forward or making a contribution to the food pantry or to the charity of your choice.

The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.