Russ passed away suddenly on July 23, 2022, at the Selkirk Regional Health Center.
Russ was born on March 24, 1919. He was born and raised in St. Andrew's (Cloverdale) on the family farm. Russ married on November 11, 1950 to Elaine Barnard and raised two children, son Gary and daughter Linda. Dad worked at Manitoba Rolling Mills for 45 years, retired in 1985. Dad enjoyed his sports, badminton, bowling with the special o gang. He enjoyed many years at the cottage playing horseshoes with friend's and neighbours and doing chores. Dad was a world war two veteran R.C.A.F Corporal Physical Trainer.
In keeping with Russell's wishes no formal funeral is planned.
Donations in his name may be made to the Cloverdale United Church.