1950 ~ RUSSELL ~ 2016

Posted: November 24th, 2016

Garry Calvin Russell, beloved husband of Joan Russell of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, November 21st, 2016 at the age of 65 years. Garry also leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Sandra Russell and Dawn (Nathan) Shorten; his mother, Emma Russell; four grandchildren, Josh, Jack, Olivia and Madyson Shorten; one sister, Carrol (Dwight) Knox; one sister-in-law, Vivien Fiesel; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Garry was predeceased by his father, Calvin Russell; and one brother, Dale Russell. Garry was born on December 3rd, 1950 in Brooks, Alberta. He married Joan Rawleigh on March 24th, 1973 in Tilley, Alberta. Garry frequently enjoyed a game of golf with his golf buddies. He loved spending time with his grandkids and will be missed dearly by his family and many friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday from 12:00 noon to 12:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Dr. Shane P. Andrus officiating. Memorial gifts in Garry’s memory may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, c/o Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #300, 1725 – 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3C 0K1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Garry Russell. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

2 Condolences for “1950 ~ RUSSELL ~ 2016”

  1. Colleen and Herb Adair says:

    Dear Joan
    Our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Gary was special. May your family, friends and memories give you comfort.

  2. Warren & Sherry Malinowski says:

    We are so sorry for Garrys passing Joan. What a nice picture of him. Warren will miss him so much. If you need anything Joan, please just let us know. I have been praying for you & your family.
    All our love
    Warren & Sherry

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