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1 of 22 | Posted by: Randy Boeding

“So sorry for your loss, may your hearts heal. Your whole family are in my prayers. Maxine and Jeff Wantuch Saint Joseph, Michigan ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Marilyn, Joe and familySo sorry to hear about Mike's passing. So many happy memories of spending time at each other's homes when we were growing up....Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Randy Boeding - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

“Dear Marilyn and family,We are so sorry for your loss. As Saint Michael's classmates, we mourn with you and send you our love and prayers. Mike was...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Joe and Dianne Pfennig - IN

“Joe, Kathy, and FamilySo very sorry to hear about Mike's passing. My prayers are with you and your family on your loss.Tom Sharp ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

Mitch, Pooch & Mike at 1980 NCAA Finals on the front row & front pg of Indy Star
6 of 22 | Posted by: Mitch Arnold

“Shocked and saddened to hear of Mike's passing. My condolences to the entire family.I met Mike in 1992, when we worked together in New Jersey. He...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Rich "Too Tall" Walker - Sparta, NJ

“So sad to hear of Michael's passing. Brings back fond memories of many classes shared with him at Cathedral. He was always so nice and kind, a...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Welsh - Wellesley, MA

“Trudy, Joe & Jimmy, Was so sorry to hear about Mike. He always had a quick great smile and will be missed by many. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Arnold - New Smyrna Beach, FL

“Kathy and siblings,We are so very sorry for your loss. We wish we were there to help and support you. Hugs and much love,Kristen, Claes and Sofie ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Kristen Long - Aabybro

“Dear Joe and Russell Family,My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I always enjoyed working with you guys.I will keep you in my thoughts...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of Mikes passing, I met Mike in 1977 , our high school days , I attended Speedway HS and as a former athlete , always considered...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Phil Hall - Avon, IN

“To Mike's family, especially his children, Marilyn and Joe, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all ~ Pat and Brenda ...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“I told Michael he looked like he had just graduated from High School the last time I saw him, not so long ago. Please accept the condolences of the...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“The news of Mike's passing was very sad. I have many fond memories. He has touched many. We pray for his family and friends at this difficult time. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Doug Castek - Naples, FL


16 of 22 | Posted by: sarah newman - chicago, IL

“What a great guy! Very sad to hear of Mike's passing. We were blessed to have him for 56 wonderful years. Praying for him and your family. Brothers...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Dan Dippel - Travelers Rest, SC

“Marilyn and Kathy:I was stunned to hear of Mike's passing. Always remember him as a really good athlete at St. Michael's. The last time I saw him was...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Beatrice Drics-Bursten - IN

“Joe,I am so sorry for your loss. I just can't believe it. It is so sad, I remember how much fun it was working with the two of you. Mike was a great...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Denien Rasmussen - Palatine, IL

“Joe, So sorry for the loss to you and your familyevery good wish to all of youJim ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: jim Bare - IL

“Wow...what a shock. We just exchanged texts last week....so sad to hear of the passing of such a good friend of ours. He will be missed. Mike (Pooch...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sad to hear that my old Cathedral and Purdue friend and classmate has left us. Wishing peace to his children and family, and eternal rest to...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Tom McNulty


Michael was born on January 22, 1960 and passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

Michael was a resident of Winnetka, Illinois at the time of his passing.

Funeral Mass Thursday December 1 2016 1:00 p.m. at Saints Faith Hope and Charity 191 Linden St. Winnetka IL 60093.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Evan Scholars Foundation in Golf IL in memory of Michael Russell. Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or 847 675-1990.

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