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Russell A. Wagonschutz


Russell A. Wagonschutz, 84, of DeWitt, Michigan, passed away May 20, 2014.  He was born July 24, 1929 in Kalkaska, Michigan to the late Charles and Clara (Detzler) Wagonschutz.  Russell worked as a Tinsmith for over 35 years at General Motors.  He also served as president and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Post #1039.

Surviving to cherish Russell's memory are his wife, Betty Wagonschutz; sons, Charles (Robyn), Thomas (Cindy), Dennis, and Roy; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912.  The family received friends for visitation on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Lansing Chapel. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran Rd., Charlotte, MI 48813.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.  Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Published in Lansing State Journal on May 25, 2014
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