Donald Duane Bushnell

3/18/2014

Donald Duane Bushnell, 87, Spring Hill, formerly of Russell, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Blackhawk Assisted Living Facility, Spring Hill.

Donald Duane Bushnell, 87, Spring Hill, formerly of Russell, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Blackhawk Assisted Living Facility, Spring Hill.

He was born March 15, 1927, in Speed to George and Effie (Pool) Bushnell. He was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School.

He married Patti Lou Stephenson on June 4, 1950, in Phillipsburg. She preceded him in death. He was a painter at Michel Decorating for many years in Russell. He was a U.S. veteran, serving in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.

Survivors include a son, Lonnie Bushnell, Gardner; a daughter, Debra Hertel, Wichita; a brother, Delvan; a sister, Sheryl; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Russell City Cemetery with military rites by Russell Veteran of Foreign Wars.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday with family present from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association in care of the mortuary.