VeteranRussell Grewell

Russell T. Grewell, 89, of Ipava, died at 9:07 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

He was born March 20, 1910, in Ipava, a son of J. Harry and Lula M. Baumgartner Grewell. He married Dorothy M. Hagmeier on Dec. 7, 1947, in Plainfield. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Barbara Ann Kortum of St. Charles, Mo.; one granddaughter, Cariann Aaris of O'Fallon, Mo.; and two great-granddaughters.
Two brothers preceded him in death.

He was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Ipava American Legion Post 17.

He worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator and was a 50-year member of Local 649 Operators Engineers.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. Kevin Kessler officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Ipava Fire Dept. or the Ipava American Legion.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/19/2000

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