Russell Ralph Robinson

Russell Ralph Robinson

Russell R. Robinson, 87 of Mauston passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon.

He was born on April 3, 1929 in Mauston to Ralph and Zelma Robinson. He was raised on the family farm in rural Mauston. He graduated from Mauston High School in 1947. Russell married Mary Alice Stetler on September 30, 1950. They shared 66 wonderful years together and raised 4 children. They lived on a farm outside of Mauston. Russell worked at the Union Center Coop for several years and he then worked at Leer Manufacturing for 30 years. He kept very busy after his retirement doing janitorial work at the Mauston Post Office and at his church St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. He enjoyed his children, attending their many activities and his grandchildren were very special. Russ and Mary Alice had some fantastic vacations together.

He is survived by his wife Mary Alice of 66 years, his children Doug of Mauston, daughter Debbie (Jim) Lechmaier of Menomonee Falls, a son David (Nicki) of Mauston, four grandchildren Dawn (Brian) Case, Brian Lechmaier, Haley Robinson, and Keira Robinson and two great grandchildren Tyler and Peyton Case.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister and his daughter Terri.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mauston where friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mauston.

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