Robert E. Russell, 69, passed away at 3:36 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018, at his home.
Robert was born on October 26, 1948, in Lincoln, IL; son of Grover B. and Agnes "Gretchen” (Flinn) Russell Jr. He married Sandra J. Letterle on November 2, 1973, in Lincoln, IL. She preceded him in death on April 5, 2004.
Surviving Robert is his brother: James G. Russell of Riverton, IL; his cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A graveside service at Lake Bank Cemetery in Mt. Pulaski will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, with Larry Crawford officiating. Memorials may be made in Roberts’s name to the Christian Village in Lincoln, IL. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home is assisting his family with the arrangements.

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