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Russell E. Nitsch

  • "My thoughts and prayers to you and your family."
    - Matthew Finley
  • "Sincere sympathy from UAW Local 969 Retirees."
  • "Terry and Rick, sorry to hear about your dad. Please..."
    - Chuck Kerber
  • "My sincerest sympathies to the family. Russ was quite a man..."
    - Keith Kraut
  • "Alice and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers."
    - Ellen Griffin

Nitsch Russell E. Nitsch, 83, passed away peacefully October 21, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice; children, Terry (Sheila), Rusty (Vicki) and Rick (Christie) Nitsch; grandchildren, Matt Nitsch, Ashley Nitsch, Jama McCloud and Angi Higgason; several great-grandchildren; siblings, Tony (Dee) Nitsch, Mary (Phil) Hiser, Michael (Nancy) Nitsch and Barbara (Bryan) Cooper; and many other family members and friends. Russell was a loving husband and father and never met a stranger. He was loved by anyone that met him. Life member of academy of Model Aeronautics; member of 2898 Knights of Columbus; attended St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia, 434 Norton Rd., Columbus, OH 43228. Inurnment to follow at Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Russell's memory to St. Cecilia. To leave a special message for the family, visit

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 27, 2013
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