Obituary

Margo Russell

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SIDNEY — A memorial service for long-time Sidney resident Margo Russell will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 11 a.m. The service will be held in the First Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Miami Ave., Sidney.

Mrs. Russell, a career journalist and editor emeritus of Coin World, died in Sidney, Ohio, on Jan. 26 at the age of 95. Throughout her life, she was often called the "First Lady of Numismatics."

She is survived by two daughters, Jenny (Michael) Barhorst, of Sidney, and Susan Russell, of El Cerrito, California; two grandchildren, Tom (Susan) Barhorst, of Mason, Ohio, and Sarah (Jason) Faber, of Piqua, Ohio; and three great-grandchildren, Joseph Barhorst and Michael and Oliver Faber.

Her husband, Marion Russell, retired editor of The Sidney Daily News, passed away in 1997.

Contributions in Russell's memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church's Refurbish, Repurpose, and Replacing Fund, the Dorothy Love Retirement Community Life Care Fund, or the Community Foundation of Shelby County.

Cromes Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


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Published in Sidney Daily News from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2015
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