Russell J.  Kennedy (Johnson)

Obituary for Russell J. Kennedy (Johnson)

November 19, 1966 - January 7, 2019
Glenwood Springs, Colorado | Age 52

Loving Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin, and Friend


Russell J. Kennedy (Johnson)

Russell was born on November 19, 1966, in Chicago, IL. He passed away on January 7, 2019, in Glenwood Springs, CO.
He attended Northwestern Military Academy and Wm. Fremd High School. Russell was a carpenter by trade. He was a free spirit who loved the mountains, fishing, snow-boarding, and the outdoors.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia (Gaylord) Kennedy (nee Workman); father, Russell (Pat) Johnson; sister, Laura Fredricksen (nee Johnson); step-sisters: Laurie and Erin Kennedy; nephew, Michael (Kasey) Schwarz; niece: Meghan (Luke) Lauer; great-nephews: Ty and Cole Schwarz, Brody Lauer; great-niece, Brooklyn Lauer; aunt, Carol Brand; cousins: John Adams and Brigitte (Mark) Davidson.
Russell was preceded in death by his grandparents, Cordula Everson and Raymond Workman, Bernice and Erling Johnson; aunt, Barbara Adams (nee Johnson); cousins: Michael and Tony Adams, Stephen and Gary Sanford.
A Memorial Service will be held at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL, on January 24, 2019, from 3pm until 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favorite charity in Russell's name.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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