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Julia Marie Skubitz Russ
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1926
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 2006
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Mesabi Daily News (Virginia, MN) - April 10, 2006
Deceased Name: Julia Marie Russ
SERVICES: A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Ely. The Rev. Father James Scheuer celebrant. A Gathering time for family and friends will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Church. Inurnment will be in the Ely Cemetery. Family services provided by Kerntz Brothers, A Bauman Family Funeral Home. To share a personal remembrance of Julia online, please see:

Julia Marie Russ, 80, of Ely died Sunday, April 9, 2006 in the White Community Skilled Nursing Facility in Aurora.

She was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Ely, the daughter of John and Frances (Nahtigal) Skubitz. She was a 1944 graduate of Ely Memorial high School and a 1947 graduate of Ely Junior College. Julia married Albert Russ on July 10, 1949, in Ely, and was a homemaker and a longtime Ely resident. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic church, Secretary of the KSKJ Lodge No. 72, the Catholic Council, the Slovenian Women's Union, the Dawn Club, and a former member of the Ely Bloomenson Hospital Auxiliary.

Julia enjoyed caring for her family; knitting, crocheting, cooking and gardening.

Julia is survived by daughters, JoAnne (Roger) Pagel and Donna Russ, both of Hoyt Lakes; grandson, Tom Berrigan of Duluth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert, on April 22, 1990; sister, Beenee Halweg; brothers, John, Frank, and Stanley Skubitz; and two sons in infancy, Bobby and John.

Author: Staff Writer
Copyright 2006 Mesabi Daily News, American Consolidated Media. All rights reserved. 
Ely Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Dec 30, 2011
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Julia Marie <i>Skubitz</i> Russ
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