Age 84 of Minneapolis Passed away January 20th, 2013 Preceded in death by wife Barbara (Soderberg) Russell and son Randy Russell. Survived by sons, Ric (Sheila) Russell and Charlie (Sara Shaler) Russell; grandchildren, Louey and Mia Russell; brother, John Russell; sister, Lillian Peterson and many other relatives and dear friends. Stubby was a lifelong learner with an Appetite for adventure. He was an optimist who made the most of every day. Stubby was a patient and loving father, husband, brother, grandfather, uncle, boss and friend. He taught us by example and loved unconditionally. Founding member of The Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band. Memorial service Monday, 1/28, 11am at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4343 Nicollet Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55409 (612) 825-2435. Visitation one hour prior. Reception immediately following at O'Gara's, 164 Snelling Ave N., St. Paul, MN 55104.
Published in Pioneer Press from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2013