Funeral Notice: Richard Russel

Russell, Richard J. age 84, of Edina, passed away January 1, 2017. Born and raised in Burlington, NJ, high school Track Hall of Fame. Entered the service in 1954 where he was an Army track coach, later discharged in 1956 as an Olympic track hopeful. Devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Survived by wife of 60 years, Ann; sons, Rick (Marilyn), Ron (Marilyn), Jeff, Mark (Jennifer); nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents. Mass of Catholic Burial 11 AM Monday, January 9 at Our Lady of Grace, 5071 Eden Ave, Edina. Visitation one hour prior to service. Private inurnment Fort Snelling. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred by the American Cancer Society. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996