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“Our sympathy to Russ's family from the Columbus Kiwanis Club. Russ was a leader and counselor in the Kiwanis WI-UM District, a friend to many and a...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Columbus Kiwanis - Columbus, WI

“I got to know Russ as his Pharmacist at Ford Pharmacy. He was one of my favorite clients. We had many long discussions about anything and...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Richard Dreier (Dick)

“I am an Extension Specialist who arrived after Russell retired, so I did not get a chance to meet and work with him. Based on his obituary, it's...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: David Trechter, UW-River Falls

“Edna and family: My deepest sympathy to you and your children and their families. As you recall Russ and I started work in Outagamie Co. the same...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Nyla (Bock) Musser

“Edna Kay and I share in your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. I sure enjoyed working with Russ when I was Governor and he was our...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Dale Vannes

“Edna -- Memories of Russ are synonymous with Kiwanis. He was high on Alan's and my listing of wonderful attributes -- many happy memories of...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Irma Anderson

“Hi Edna: So, so sorry to read of you loss. Russ was such a great guy. Hope to see you on Friday ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret and John Killa

“Dear Edna and Family, Russ was a passionate advocate for many projects -- Parenting the First Year Newsletters was one of his pet projects-- that I...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Dickrell

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mary & Bob Koldeway

“Dear Edna and family, It was with great sorrow that we heard about the loss of Russell. He was such a gift to us and a good friend through Kiwanis. ...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jack and Sue Smid

“I'm sorry. He was a great Kiwanis member. Mike Hipple Appleton Kiwains ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Hipple

“Edna and family: my heartfelt condolences! Working with Russ when we were both active in District Kiwanis was such a joy! Russian will be missed. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Glessner

“there are no words.... ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Robin W Jones

“Edna and family: It was with sadness to have read of Russell's passing. Always enjoyed you Edna and Russ and your family over the pass 61 years. ...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Nyla (Bock) Musser

“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Russ was a true mentor to me before and during my year as Governor. He will be...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Vorpahl-Gillis

“Dear Edna and family. Sorry to hear of the passing of Russ. He was always a favorite customer at the bank. He shared many stories of his work and...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Cheri Duffey - Appleton, WI

“Luckow family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Russ was a caring and steadfast man. "Mr. Kiwanis" will be missed by many. He was a real asset...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Jean Long Manteufel


Russell was born on June 13, 1924 and passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Russell was a resident of Appleton, Wisconsin.