Gerald D. ‘Rusty’ Russell

Gerald D. “Rusty” Russell, 79, Plainville, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Natoma.

He was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Gove County to Dorothy Russell.

He married Darlene (Tesmer) Russell on Nov. 21, 1966 in Sharon Springs. He was a highway road construction-heavy equipment operator. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include a son, Gary Russell, Natoma; a daughter, Dorothy Carr, Netawaka; three sisters, Melba Baehler and Phyllis Bliss, both of Sharon Springs and Nelda Marsh, Daytona Beach, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Family Memorial Service, 704 West Ave. Natoma; private family inurnment will take place.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Gerald Russell Memorial Fund in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville.

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