William Russell

DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)

Death Claims William Russell -
Brief Illness Fatal to Church, Civic Worker Born in Kamas

    One of the early colonizers of the Uintah Basin, Mr. Russell 
engaged in construction work most of his life. He was prominent 
in Church activities, having served as High Counselor in the 
Summit Stake for 15 years; as superintendent of the Kamas Ward 
M. I. A. for three years; as counselor in that ward for four years 
and in the Marion ward for three years, and as a member of the 
presidency of the Midvale Ward for two years. Mr. Russell also 
served on the school board at Kamas for eight years.
    Surviving are his widow, Marian Laddie Russell: seven sons, 
Charles L., and John Russell of Salt Lake City; Frank, Ile, Orland, 
Laddle and Merrill Russell, all of Kamas; two daughters, Mrs. Vivian 
Willoughby and Miss Norine Russell of Salt Lake City. Also surviving 
are 26 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the 
Wells Ward chapel, Fifth East Street and Hollywood Avenue, with 
Bishop J. S. Sheffield officiating.
    Bural will be in the Wasatch Lawn Burial Park.