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Russell Button

Russell Button photoRussell R. Button, age 81, of Huron, died Saturday, February 13, 2010, at the Sunquest Health Care Center.  His memorial service was at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 22nd at the Kuhler Funeral Home with Glen Kuiper officiating.

Russell was born October 6, 1928, at Carthage to John and Lila (Dobson) Button.  He grew up at Carthage and graduated from high school in Carthage.  On December 22, 1949, he married Betty Castle at Huron.  He worked for Park Grant and then moved to California where he worked in construction. On December 17, 1960, Russell was baptized as a Jehovah’s Witness. In 1987, he returned to Huron.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers, John Jr. and Louis; and one sister, May Rose Boomgaarden.

Survivors include his daughter, Donna (Harold) Haigh of Hitchcock; his son,  Rick Button (Claudia Gurnon) of Huron; five grandchildren, Michel Haigh, Rachel Haigh (Brian) Blume, Jessica Haigh, and Logan and Karli Button; one sister-in-law, Gladys Button of Howard; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Glen and Linda Kuiper of Huron.

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