Russell and Patricia (nee Lance) were married on July 12, 1978. He was employed as a Machinist at Spencer Mfg. Russell enjoyed woodworking, also working on cars and was a great supervisor.
His family will miss him dearly, they are his beloved wife; children, Darrell Kristoff, Lonnie McKenzie, David (Candy) McKenzie, Keith Heilman, Cindy Mallery, Deborah House, Laura (Thomas) Whitt; 18 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild; brothers, Gerald (Freida), Butch, Jerry (Mary), Bobby (Jo), Burt (Jane); sisters, Barbara Borman and Susan Schaad.
Preceding Russell in death were his parents; brother, William; son, Eugene; and sister, Eileen Rogers .
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 6 to 8 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (Rt. 18 & River Styx Rd.), Medinao. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 25, 2013, at 11 A.M., also at the funeral home. Pastor Ed Nichols, of Rittman Life Tabernacle, will officiate. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
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