Russel D. Baade
Russel D. Baade, 98, peacefully passed at his home July 10, 2021. He is survived by his two daughters, Laura Baade and Linda Tedesco, many loving nieces and nephews and a granddaughter. Lieutenant Colonel Baade served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, with honor and dignity, in WWII and the Korean War. He also was a flight instructor during the two conflicts and a helicopter instructor after the Korean War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross at the rank of Captain in the Korean War on September 6, 1951.
He will be interred beside his beloved wife, Esther Baade. Memorial service will be at Suntree Methodist Church at 11am on July 29, 2021.
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Published by FloridaToday from Jul. 21 to Jul. 26, 2021.