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Russell William Newman

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Russell William Newman

February 14, 1924 ~ July 23, 2013 Son of John and Edith Newman, Swedish immigrants who came to America in the early 1900's. With the exception of his military time during WWII, and as a former POW, he resided in Burien his entire life. Preceded in death by his son Bill in 1988. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dorothea, and his daughter, Sigrid. He also leaves behind five granddaughters, Ericka, Caroline, Jennifer, Melissa and Lauren and two great-grandsons, Ryder and William. His family extends a very special thanks to the caring staff at the Burien Best Care Adult Family Home. A memorial service will be held on August 1st at 1pm at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 6701 30th Ave SW, Seattle, followed by a reception at Angelo's restaurant in Burien. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the NW Parinson's Foundations at: www.nwpf.org.Please visit our memorial at: www.forestlawn-seattle.com
Published in The Seattle Times on July 28, 2013
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