Lauten, Russell Earl|
97, of Scottsdale, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2016. Russ is survived by his wife Dorothy, of 70 years, their children; Greg (Jennifer) Lauten, Debbie (John) Hay and Nancy (Joe) Barto, 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Kent. Russ was known for his entrepreneurial spirit, his patriotic and conservative ideals and he enjoyed sports, acting and creating beautiful works of art. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Christ Church Lutheran, 3901 E. Indian School Rd., in Phoenix. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014, or Christ Church Lutheran, 3901 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 2, 2016