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Russell "Walt" Buell


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Russell "Walt" Buell Obituary
Russell "Walt" Buell, 75, of Allen, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson. He was born November 24, 1941 in Scipio Township to Duane and Edna (Mills) Buell. Russell married Nila Schuster on July 9, 1961, and she survives.
Russell graduated from Quincy High School in 1960. He retired from Metaldyne in Litchfield in 2004 after 42 years of service. He loved farming and square dancing. Russell was a former member of Family Camping and RV'ers, Baw Beese Chiefs and volunteered for the Allen Fire Department. He was also a member of the Jonesville United Methodist Church.
Surviving besides his wife, Nila are four children, Edward (Cherri) Buell and Andrew "Andy" (Michele Galloway) Buell, both of Reading, Jenny (Bruce) Barnett of Coldwater and John (Shannon) Buell of Fremont, IN; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister Nancy (Dennis) Rolbiecki of Port Charlotte, FL; and his cat, Critter.
Russell was preceded in death by his father, Duane, mother, Edna, and step-father, Ora Shoulders and a sister, Myrtle Walter.
Funeral services for Russell "Walt" Buell will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastors Jennifer Ward and Craig Pahl officiating. Interment will follow at Mosherville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Jonesville United Methodist Church or . For online condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 19, 2017
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