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RUSSELL L. MCDONALD Age 91, passed away in Riverside, California on August 25, 2014. Born in New Castle, Indiana, he was the second child of eight born to Glen and Marie McDonald. He was preceded in death by his wife Audrey B. McDonald. He is survived by his four children Kathaleen "Kitty" Smith and husband Chris of Kentucky; Glen McDonald and wife Judy of California; Russell L. McDonald Jr and partner Gina Bain of Arizona; Mark McDonald and wife Colleen of Oregon along with eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Geraldine Perry and husband Art of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee and Ruth Pickering and husband Robert of Kirklin, Indiana He served in the US Army during the Second World War as an instrument operator and took part in the Rome-Arno, North Appenines and Po Valley campaigns. He was assigned to Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 351st Infantry. Russell was proud to have marched into Rome on his 21st birthday. He was an avid bowler and made friends everywhere he went. His antics and laughter will be greatly missed by his family. A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, September 27th at Montecito Cemetery in Loma Linda.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 4, 2014
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