2018-02-22 / Obits



RUSSELL, 75, of

Lapeer, died on

Tuesday, February

13, 2018.

Dan was born July 8, 1942, in Lansing, to Norley and Flora Elizabeth (Munger) Russell. He graduated from Lapeer High School, class of 1960. Dan worked in security at Pontiac Motors for twenty-six years, retiring in 1993. He worked a short time for King Brothers Lawn Equipment in Lapeer before moving on to a ten-year career selling cars at Milnes of Imlay City. Dan was active in his boys’ lives, coaching football and baseball for many, many years. He was an avid fisherman, primarily at the Twin Cedar Resort at Trout Lake. Dan organized the annual LACADA Golf Outing each of the past several years. Dan was a huge Sparty fan.

Dan is survived by his wife, Karen Russell; three sons, Steve (Patty) Russell of Columbus, MI, Stan (Janette) Russell of Antioch, IL, and Matt (Beth Hollingsworth) Russell of Brazil, IN; five grandchildren, Jenna, Emily, Brad, Abby and Kelli; two great-grandchildren, Lucas and Parker; four siblings, Nancy (Stan) Mazur of Brooklyn, David (Susan) Russell of Laguna Beach, CA, Mike (Julie) Russell of Bath Township and Sue Russell of Clinton Township; and his brother-in-law, Bill Wolgast of Lapeer.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Linda Wolgast.

Memorial contributions may be made to the LACADA, 1127 Clark Road, Lapeer, MI 48446 or to the Family.

A memorial service was held Saturday, February 17, 2017 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. In keeping with Dan’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer.

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