US Air Force

John Frederick Russell

October 14, 1930 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 90)


John Frederick Russell, 90 of Baroda passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

Military Rites and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions to the Baroda American Legion, Post 345, 9214 1st St., Baroda, MI, 49101. Online condolences accepted at

John was born on October 14, 1930 the son of the late Jack and Lena (Forbouer) Russell. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was past and present commander of the Baroda American Legion, Post 345. 

 John’s legacy will forever be remembered by the many lives that he touched.  He will be loved and missed by all.

John is survived by his children: Dannie (Cheryl) Russell of Waxahachie, Texas; Jill Russell and Cindy Bunkelmac of Galeton, Tennessee; and Johnny Russell of Florida. John was dearly loved by his companion of 25 years Delois Hoge and her children: Pam Meyers, Patty (Ron) Postma, Paula (David) Faultersack, Phil (Joanne) Hoge, Penny (Steve) McKenzie. Survivors also include many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

John was also preceded in death by his son, Kim Russell and a daughter, Karen Roach.

Arrangements entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Service, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman. 

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