Russell Orval Hamende, 87, of St. Elmo, died at 10:40 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Shelbyville.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at C&A Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo, with the Rev. R. Joseph Simburger officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to services on Wednesday, both at the funeral home. Memorials:
or St. Elmo Veterans' Memorial Wall.
Mr. Hamende was born on July 12, 1926, in Martinton, the son of Victor and Maude Jackson Hamende. He married Louise Jackson on Feb. 14, 1953; she died on July 27, 2012.
Survivors include his daughter, Wanda and her husband Donald Pasley of Beecher City.
C & A Pagel Funeral Home
100 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458
Published in The Leader-Union from Aug. 6 to Aug. 13, 2014
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