Russell Carrel Jr.
Russell Carrel Jr., 79, of Pleasant Prairie passed away on Monday January 11, 2021 with his wife by his side at Aurora Medical Center.
Russell was born on June 17, 1941 in Bloomington, IL, the son of the late Russell H. & Vivian (Beehm) Carrel. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha. Russell graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School in 1959. He entered the Navy immediately after. He served his country until July of 1963 when he was honorably discharge.
Russell married Patricia Mary Ogren on July 2, 1976 in Waukegan. He was a journeymen electrician for 39 years and a member of Local 127, NEBF and Great Lakes Sub base. Russell was the job steward for the Pleasant Prairie Power Plant during its construction.
His hobbies included traveling, camping, cutting grass in his park like yard, tinkering in his barn (which he built with his brother). He liked McDonalds coffee, and sharing stories with his friends at McDonalds.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Carrel of Kenosha; sons, Chad (Lori Redlin) Ogren of Kenosha, Todd (Julie) Ogren of Kenosha; brother and best friend, Tom Carrel of Kenosha; grandsons, Ryan (Whitney) Ogren of Muskego, and MacKenzie Ogren of Racine; and niece, Kimberly Carrel of Mississippi.
Per Russell's wishes there will not be any public visitation. Donations may be made to Hospice Alliance Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie, or any charity of your choosing in his memory.
Kenosha Funeral Services & Crematory
8226 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI 53143