Russell L. Finkbiner
Russell L. Finkbiner, 78, of Mt. Vernon died 3:50 p.m. Jan. 10, 2007,
at VA Medical Center in Marion. He was a retired disabled Veteran having
served in the Army Air Force. Russell was born on Aug. 27, 1928, in
Oakland to Esther Finkbiner.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith Veterans Cemetery
in Belle Rive. Military graveside services by Mt. Vernon American Legion
Post #141 will be conducted by Chaplain Ernie Collins. Visitation will be
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Russell is survived by brother Donald G. Brooks and wife Linda of Opdyke;
sisters Mary McKee of Mt. Vernon, Anna Marlowe of Mt. Vernon, and Jane Edward
of Opdyke; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife
Hilda, mother Esther (Finkbiner) Brooks, stepfather Ira Brooks, sisters Rose
Bailey and Linda Lee.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: 12 Jan 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman