Iola Fern Russell

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Iola Fern Russell, 66, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2014, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.

She was preceded in death by her father, Curtis Lee Russell.

She is survived by her mother, Iola G. Russell; brothers, Curtis Lee Russell and Jerry Allen Russell; and her sister, Debora Gaye Russell Baier.

Iola earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Wichita State University in 2002. She worked at WSU as an accounting specialist in the financial operations department for 28 years, retiring in 2012.

She was content with a quiet life, being a constant reader, avid gardener, and one who valued animal companionship.

Donations in her memory can be made to Victory in the Valley Inc., 3755 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218.

Baker Funeral Home in Peabody is handling the arrangements. A graveside service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.
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Published in The Kansan from Feb. 7 to Feb. 10, 2014
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