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Russell James Rust

May 30, 1933 ~ October 26, 2017 (age 84)

       

            Russell James Rust, age 84, of Elkader, IA, died Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.  He was born May 30, 1933 in Arlington Iowa, the son of Reimer and Tina Rust.

            Russell received his education locally and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  In 1955, Russell married Gerda Christensen and the two were blessed with five children, they later divorced.  For over 30 years, Russell worked for John Deere in Waterloo till his retirement. 

            Those left to cherish his memory is his five children, Lisa (Dave) Hickman, Sonny (Bev) Rust, Mark (Barb) Rust, Carla (Dan) Harris & Mike Rust; several grandchildren & great grandchildren; sister, Mary Longenecker and many relatives and friends.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Chad Hickman; siblings, Edna Rust in infancy, Hydena Wessels, Tilda Wildeborer, Irene Vetter, Carl, Herman, Paul & Lawrence Rust.  

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
November 1, 2017

10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
104 S. Adams St
Garnavillo, IA 52049

Memorial Service
Wednesday
November 1, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
104 S. Adams St
Garnavillo, IA 52049

Inurnment following Memorial Service

Garnavillo Community Cemetery
W Centre St
Garnavillo, IA 52049


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