November 9, 1935 ~ November 25, 2011
Alvin R. Russell was born November 9th, 1935, in Fowler, Colorado. He departed this life on November 25th, 2011, at the age of 76. Alvin was born to the union of Ray and Ollie Russell. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents and brothers--Ted and Jess Russell. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Peggy J., and his children—Jerry (Linda) Russell, Kathy (Dale) Baughman, Rick (Dee) Russell, and Cherry (Dave) Aragon. He is survived by his brother, Floyd (Peggy) Russell, Marie (Raymond) Walters, and ten grandchildren (Chad, Brad, Zach, Szeth, Brittney, Shanda, Brock, Brandi, Justin, and Jared) and eight great grandchildren (Brendon, Kayla, Jayce, Zayden , Connor, Baylee, Kyra, Zailey) and numerous family and friends. Alvin retired from CF&I after 35 years of service in Material Handling. Alvin loved his horses and livestock and served as President of the Hillside Saddle Club. Throughout the years, Alvin enjoyed family gatherings, square dancing—and most importantly, attending livestock sales and was an excellent horseman. He attended Pueblo Christian Center where the services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Josh Richardson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donation to Diabetes Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.