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Russell Clayton "Russ" Gnass
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1920
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 2010
Seneca
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA

He was the son of the late John and Frances (Barnhart) Gnass. He was a World War II Veteran having served in the United States Army. Russell was proud of his work as an Industrial Electrical Engineer. He was well known in his career and respected by his peers. Upon retirement he enjoyed living with his wife Jacquelyn in the home he designed and built on beautiful Burt Lake in Northern Michigan. Many days he could be found in his Boston Whaler, fishing pole in hand pursuing his favorite hobby; angling for Walleye.

Russell enjoyed a long, full life and was loved my so many. He will be sorely missed. He is survived by wife, Jacquelyn Burch Gnass; sons, Karl and Stephen Gnass, step-children Cynthia Chambers, Nancy Chambers and Marsh Dawson; 1 granddaughter and 3 step-grandchildren and a brother Vernon Gnass. His parents and 4 siblings predeceased him.




This page Copyright 2010, Julie Witkowski

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Christian Gnass (1894 - 1980)
  Frances Marvel Barnhart Gnass (1898 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie Louise Buhr McKillip (1919 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Moreen Gnass (1918 - 1936)*
  Russell Clayton Gnass (1920 - 2010)
  John Francis Gnass (1921 - 1989)*
  Marvel LaRene Gnass Adams (1925 - 2008)*
  Mervyn Keith Gnass (1927 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Burt Lake, Michigan
 
Created by: Honoring our ancestors
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
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Russell Clayton Russ Gnass
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Russell Clayton Russ Gnass
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Russell Clayton Russ Gnass
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