RACINE - Edward Leon Russo, age 88, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Wisconsin Veterans Home, King , WI. He was born in Chicago, November 19, 1923 son of the late Joseph and Gladys (Nee: Russell) Russo. In his early years Ed had been a Indy Race Car driver. He was most proud of having served in the US Marine Corps during WWII, the Korea War and the Vietnam War. He was a longtime resident of McMynn Tower in Racine moving to the Wisconsin Veterans Home in 2005 due to health conditions. Surviving are his caregivers, Trudy George, Bruce George and Sandy Tillemann. Per Eds wishes private services with full military honors were held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home 803 Main St. Racine, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888 Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com
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Racine, WI 53403
Published in Racine Journal Times on Oct. 28, 2012