Obit: Russell, Kenneth Edward (1914 - 1940)
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Surnames: Russell, Newton, Nelson, Pierstorff

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 13 July 1940

--Russell, Kenneth Edward (8 Dec. 1914 - 2 July 1940)

Kenneth Edward Russell, son of Mrs. Maude Russell Newton, was born Dec. 8, 1914, at Humbird, and died July 2, 1940, at Hillsboro, N. D., at the age of 25 years, 6 months and 25 days.

He spent his boyhood in this community, until about six years ago when he left for North Dakota where he had employment. His father preceded him in death twenty one years ago.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his mother, his step-father, Samuel R. Newton; two brothers, Hillard, at Hixton; and Hallan, of Racine; and two sisters, Mrs. Archie Nelson, of Taylor, and Winifred Jane Newton, at home; and one niece, Patricia Ann Russell, of Hixton.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church last Friday afternoon, the Rev. C. H. Pierstorff preaching the sermon, and the musical numbers were rendered by Rev. and Mrs. Pierstorff. Burial was in the family lot in Houghtonburg Cemetery.

 

 


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