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Janet N Russell

Riverton, Utah

Jul 15, 1947 – Sep 15, 2020 (Age 73)


July 15, 1947
September 15, 2020
Riverton, Utah


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Broomhead Funeral Home - Riverton Obituary

Janet N Russell passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 peacefully in her sleep. Janet was born July 15, 1947 in Payson, Utah to Ray and Marie Averett. She later married Ellis D Russell on November 29 1963. They had 3 children, Kelly Russell, Jodi (Sherri) Russell, and Waylon (Jamie) Russell. She had 6 grandkids, and 14 great grandkids.

Janet worked at NAPA Ball Kamp for 22 years where she retired in 1994 .her dream was to become an archeologist. She loved crocheting and crafts of any kind, she was very talented. She enjoyed fishing and camping at the family's favorite place, Schofield Reservoir. She even enjoyed her first time ice fishing at the age of 72. She also loved traveling, but most of all she was content spending time with her family.

Janet was a beautiful person inside and out. She loved her family and friends so much, and was not afraid to show it. She was such a kind and loving person with a big heart. Whenever family or friends were in need she was always there. She was the life of the party and brought joy and laughter wherever she went. Janet was loved very deeply by her family and friends and will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her sister Sharon Gren, daughter Jodi Russell, son Waylon Russell, six grandkids: Randy Elmer, Kyle Elmer, Karlee Coombs, Shaylee Moon, Brett Russell and Blake Russell, 14 great grandkids and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Ellis Russell, daughter Kelly Russell, parents Ray and Marie Averett and brother Dale Averett.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13400 S. 2700 W. Riverton, UT. A viewing will be held prior to services from 9:30 – 10:45 A.M.

Due to COVID-19 masks are required to be worn during services.

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She was my friend,my mentor, my sister-in-law we had many good years. Love her dearly Will miss her very much

Aunt Janet was always so loving and caring. She always made us feel like we were the only ones on earth at the moment we were there. We loved Aunt Janet so much and was sad to see her leave this earth, but glad she is with Ellis, Kelly, Dale and G-ma, G-pa Averett again. We'll never forget this awesome lady!