Herbert Rusell, age 88, from Gaylord, passed away at home on December 27, 2018.
He was born on November 14, 1930, in Freeland Michigan to Herbert Russell and Mildred (Duheim). In 1951 he enlisted in the Army. While serving in the Korean War he was awarded a Bronze star for working industriously to assure maximum efficiency, and repeatedly exhibiting his technical skills. He married LeeAnn Johnson on October 10, 1968. They moved to Northern Michigan where they started Northland Homes together. While living up north he enjoyed hunting.
Herbert is survived by the love of his life of 50 years LeeAnn.
A celebration of life will take place at the Nelson Funeral Home, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 3:00 with a visitation beginning at 2:00.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.