1931 ~ RUSSELL ~ 2013

Posted: April 30th, 2013

Mrs. Mildred Russell, beloved wife of Mr. Robert Russell of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at the age of 81 years. Mildred also leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Debby Russell and her daughter, Taylor and Laurie (Darrell) Risk and their children, Kayla and Megan; one son, Brad (Katalin) Russell and her children, Kassandra and Patrick; three brothers, Cliff (Dot) Burkart, Harvey Burkart and Gayle (Linda) Burkart; one sister, Marlene Epneris; two sisters-in-law, Janet Burkart and Hilda Mueller; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mildred was predeceased by her parents, Alvin and Lydia Burkart; two brothers, Maurice Burkart and Gordon Burkart; and one brother-in-law, Gil Epneris. Mildred was born on June 27th, 1931 at Fox Valley, Saskatchewan. She married Robert Russell on October 5th, 1957 at Mirror, Alberta. Mildred enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, puttering around outside, playing cards and going to the casino. She will be fondly remembered and forever missed by all those who knew and loved her. We would like to thank all the staff at the Riverview Care Centre for their excellent care of our mother and grandmother and the ongoing care of our dad. A Private Family Time of Remembrance will take place. Memorial gifts in Mildred’s memory may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Mildred Russell. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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  1. John Witts says:

    Our deepest sympathies to you all. We always enjoyed visiting with Mildred when ever we’ed meet.My Mom and dad always spoke fondly of her. John and Eileen (Ulbricht) Witts.

  2. dawn says:

    Our most sincere condolences for your loss. John 3:16 says we have the hope of everlasting life, guaranteed by God’s love. We pray you may find comfort in knowing that one day we will an eternity of doing all the things we love.

  3. Tami Anton says:

    Laurie, Debby, Brad and Families.
    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Millie was always so nice to us and treated us so well. IT was always a pleasure to run into her and catch up on everyone. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of one another.

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