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Milton Z. Russman

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RUSSMAN, MILTON Z., 87, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 16, 2014.

He was born in Louisville, June 16, 1926 to the late Hyman and Sarah Russman. He was a graduate of Male High School and the University of Louisville. Milton was an elementary school principal, president of the Louisville Education Association and a life-long learner, who retired after 30 years of service to the Louisville public schools. He was a proud member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and a Mason of 62 years with Abraham Lodge #8 F&AM.

He was a devoted husband for 60 years to the late, Annette Brenner Russman.

He is survived by his children, Marc Russman (Elyse) of Canton, MA and Eliot Russman; grandchildren, Hayley Russman of New York, NY and Adam Russman of Boston, MA; brothers, Scherrill Russman (Barbara) and Dr. Raymond Russman (Carolyn); and many special nieces and nephews.

He resided at Belmont Village, a personal care community in St. Matthews, for the past three years, where he leaves many warm friends and caring staff.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 17, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son. Burial followed in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Kahn Kiddush Fund at Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205.


Funeral Home
Herman Meyer & Son
1338 Ellison Avenue Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 458-9569
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Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 18, 2014