Lynn Russell, 84

Lynn A. Russell, age 84, of Constantine, died on Friday, April 3, 2020 at his home. He was born June 9, 1935 in Union City, a son of Clyde and Mary (Ady) Russell. He graduated from Vicksburg High School in 1955. On July 12, 1959 Lynn married Donna Slentz at Three Rivers Bible Church.

He began working at Peterson Spring in Three Rivers and later at Fisher Body in Kalamazoo and Three Rivers, Hydromatic and retired from Saginaw Gear in Three Rivers after 27 1/2 years of service.

Lynn was a faithful attendee at Three Rivers Bible Church for many years. He enjoyed square dancing, cycling, and camping. He and Donna traveled to every state except Hawaii.

Surviving are his wife Donna Russell, sons Gary (Shirley Davis) Russell, Brent (Christine) Russell and Eric Russell all of Constantine, grandchildren Hali (Andrew) Sark, Hannah (Jeremy Stump) Russell, Corey (Marko) Evitch, Sarah (Jeremy) Francis, Tammy Papke, Cindy (Harley) Yoder, Janie Owens, Tom Papke, Lucas Ferguson, Adam Ferguson and Haidon WIlliams, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Diane Russell, brother Roy (Jean) Russell, sisters Berda Russell, Audrey Herson, Virginia (Fred) Knesch, Marjorie (Walter) Profitt and Eleanor (Floin) Linsinski.

Due to current public gathering restrictions, there will be no public services. Family services will be held with Pastor Jeff Homan, Three Rives Bible Church officiating. Interment will be in Prairie River Cemetery, Centreville. Memorial contributions may be directed to Three Rivers Bible Church, 220 N. Erie St., Three Rivers, MI 49093. Online messages may be left for the family at

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