Dora M Russel

July 23rd, 1940 to April 9th, 2018

Dora Mae Russel, 77, of Marysville, died Monday, April 9, 2018. She has bowled her tenth and final frame on this heavenly earth. She has earned her place on the Lord’s bowling team.

She was born July 23, 1940 in Palms, Michigan to the late Edwin and Ella Dillon. She married Calvin R. “Pinky” Russel on February 7, 1970 in Lakeport. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2007.

Dora was employed with Diduca Plumbing for many years and was a fixture at Serv-All Appliance. She graduated from Port Huron High School, was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed bowling.

She is survived by her daughter, Dona (Dave) Nabozney; grandchildren, who were the twinkle in her eye and the spring in her step, Dylan, Jakob, Gracie and Chloe Nabozney; brother, Dan (Barb) Dillon; and sister, Grace Klaty. Dora was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fort Gratiot. The Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are by the Marysville Funeral Home. To send condolences, please visit

For Dora: May the sunshine be bright, the beer be cold and laughter fill the air.

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