She was born Jan. 20, 1922 in Clay County, the daughter of Ernest P. and Dora Kirchner Steuerwald.
She graduated from Cory High School. She married William N. Russell July 1942. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband William Russell; one sister, Audrey Coffey; and three brothers, Wayne, Henry and Winston Steuerwald.
She is survived by two sons, Dean William Russell of Terre Haute and Marc Allan Russell of Linton; two sisters, Lois Jean Riggs of Brazil and Erma Pugh of Riley; one brother, Earl Steuerwald of Rockville; grandchildren, Lisa McKee, Marc Russell, Kelly Russell, Scott Russell, Mandi Russell, and Traci Stoelting; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday with burial to follow at Van Cleve/Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
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