Mueller Funeral Home - Winneconne WI

Russell L. Young

July 25, 1927 - January 22, 2018

Russell L. Young, age 90 of Waupaca, passed away peacefully, with his family at his side.
Russ was born in New London on July 25, 1927, son of the late Edward and Myra (Dietzler) Young.
Russ was a kind and unpretentious man. He had a very successful career that spanned over 60 years as a developer and building contractor.
He made his home with wife Barbara at The Villas of Waupaca, a development currently under construction.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, Russ is survived by his son, Gene (Robbie), Winneconne; his daughter, Suzanne (Steve), Las Vegas; grandchildren, Gina (Dominic), Nicole, Jeremy (Emily), Troy (Callie), and Devon. He is also survived by ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Rosemary Lowney; a brother, Gary (Yvonne); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James and Joanne Winnekens, Jeff and Anne Baldwin, Duke and Karen Truttman, Mark Winnekens, and Galen Winnekens. He is further survived by beloved nieces and nephews, other relatives, and special friends, Don and Patti Weiland.
Russ was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Larry; grandson, Chad; and brother-in-law, Bill.
A visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church 210 Pleasant Dr. Winneconne. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Fr. Tom Long and Sr. Pam Biehl officiating. Burial will follow in the Winneconne Cemetery.
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My sweet, gentle man....I love you.

Don and Patti Weiland wrote on February 1, 2018
A man we love, we admire, a forever friend, a generous, kind, caring, sweet man, a man we never wanted to say goodbye to but have to.... for now.... Thank God for our, so many memories, yet not enough memories. Most importantly, you are a man of faith who we look forward to seeing on the other side. Meanwhile we still are blessed on earth with our best pal, Barb. Prayers for your strength Barb. Until we see you again our dear friend.... good night our charming, and wonderful Prince Russell... Love, Don and Patti

Dave and Sue Tans wrote on January 29, 2018
Barb and family, We are so sorry to hear of Russs passing. You two have always been in our thoughts. He was a man we will never forget. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. We will never forget all the fun we had!

Ken and Cindy Gezella wrote on January 27, 2018
Our hearts are aching for you. Please find comfort in small way to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, Barb.Love you!

Terri Lemmens wrote on January 26, 2018
So sorry for your loss Barb, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shari Rather wrote on January 25, 2018
Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. May all your cherish memories live on in your hearts.

Kim & Ron Albrecht wrote on January 25, 2018
Dear Barb, Ron and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. Russ was such a gentle man and had such a sweet smile. Always helpfull and caring. Take care!

Anthony Costanza wrote on January 25, 2018
Suzanne,I'am So Sorry to hear about your Dad passing. My Prayers and thoughts are with. God Bless...

Jim Darvin wrote on January 25, 2018
A friend, Russ was a gracious man that always treated people fairly. He will be missed.

Rob Rosenau wrote on January 25, 2018
Sorry for your lose, prayers to everyone, knew Russ for a short time, 3 years or so, was a great man.

Barb King wrote on January 25, 2018
He was a great guy. He was my landlord when I lived on 12th street in Oshkosh. He will be missed

Kris and Randy Henke wrote on January 25, 2018
Gene, We are so sorry for your loss. We wish you and your family comfort in your good memories of your Dad. May he Rest In Peace.

Dave & Barb Rozek wrote on January 25, 2018
Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Curt nauber wrote on January 24, 2018
Russ was a great man new him for many yr's when I worked for Kenndy Hahn Appliance .I'M so glad that we got together on the fourth it was a great day .

Charlie & Marilyn Winnekens wrote on January 24, 2018
Barb we are thinking of you and you have our sympathy. Take care and know you are in our prayers.

Karen Allen wrote on January 24, 2018
My deepest condolences for the entire family and close friends of Russ Young. He was a very good man. No matter the age, it's difficult to lose a loved one. Rest In Peace Mr Young.

Kathi VanBerkum wrote on January 24, 2018
To Gene & Rob & families . . . so very sorry for your loss. Really enjoyed the time with Russ at Thanksgiving; sending prayers and thoughts your way.

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