Russell Stanley Ashenfelter, Jr.
June 17, 1950 - April 18, 2013
Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the eldest of four children born to Russell Stanley, Sr. & Eva Marie Ashenfelter. He graduated in 1968 from Hogan High School in Vallejo, Ca. While at Hogan High, Russell was in the school band playing first chair frenchorn. After graduating from high school, Russell enlisted in the United States Navy and served on board the USS Guardfish (SSN612) during his naval career.
He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Stanley Ashenfelter, Sr. His demise on April 18, 2013 in Mesa, Az, where he resided was sudden and unexpected. He will be greatly missed by his mother, Eva Marie Ashenfelter (Robert Houchins) of Vallejo, Ca; brother, Michael Ray Ashenfelter of Mesa, Az; sister, Catherine Marie Valline of Paso Robles, Ca; and sister, Deborah Lynn Ashenfelter-Stemen (William) of Fairfield, Ca; numerous nephews, niece, great-nephews, great-niece, family and friends.
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Apr. 23, 2013