Russell "Russ" Scott Talbutt, 63, of Michigan City passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at Franciscan Health Michigan City.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Root Funeral Home, with burial following in Greenwood Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Root Funeral Home.
Russ was born Aug. 1, 1958, in Michigan City to the late Robert F. and Doris I. (Washluske) Talbutt.
On May 22, 1993, he married Mary L. Prosnikar Talbutt, who is surviving in Michigan City.
Also surviving is one brother, Mark; one sister-in-law, Sue Lehman; one niece, Gina M Lehman; brother-in-law, Bill Politano; his loving cat, Muffin; and many friends.
He is preceded by one sister, Kristine Politano; and one nephew, Steven J. Lehman.
Russ worked at Franciscan Health (Saint Anthony's) for more than 46 years in receiving.
He enjoyed playing golf, bowling – where he was a member of the 300 club, and classic cars. He was a member of the Moose Family Center 980, F.O.P. Lodge, Saint Joseph Young Men's Society and Sons of the American Legion Post 451; and a longtime volunteer at the Queen of All Saints Parish Festival. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Memorials may be made to Fried's Cat Shelter or Michiana Humane Society.