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Russell Jospeh Esela

 
October 15, 1923 - October 8, 2014
 

Russell Joseph Esela, 90, of Springfield, died at 10 am, Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at River Birch Senior Living. He was born October 15, 1923, in New Berlin, to Edward and Anna Early Esela. He married Delores C. Lucas on November 23, 1961 and she preceded him in death on August 14, 2006.

He is survived by one sister, Jean Ann Fitzgerald of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents; wife; one infant brother and one brother, John Esela, preceded him in death.

Russell was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. He volunteered as a Samaritan at St. John’s Hospital and enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

He was a US Air Force Veteran serving from 1943-1945. Russell retired as a sheet metal worker with Union Local #218, after 20 years of service.

Visitation: 8:30-9:45 am, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass: 10 am, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, with Reverend Seth Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception or Susan G. Komen for the cure.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time: 08:30 am

End Time: 09:45 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception or to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time: 08:30 am

End Time: 09:45 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception or to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


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