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Russell Leroy Hunt
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1910
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1955
Villa Grove
Douglas County
Illinois, USA

Russell was born the son of Alva L. Hunt and Myrtle Strader.

Russell married Mildred Wear on February 24 1934. Later in life he worked for the railroad. He was a man of many talents. He was a part-time saw sharpener, which service he worked at in his garage at home. He loved playing the violin enjoyed oil painting. He did a number of nice paintings.

Russell built the family home in Villa Grove with his own hands. There he and Mildred raised their children until his untimely death of a heart attack. Mildred loved that house and lived in it until 2007 when she entered an assisted care center in Tuscola IL. She later moved into th Champaign County nursing home when more care was needed. preparation.

Mildred proved to be a spunky lady, having taken on the responsibiltiy of raising the children alone after Russell's death. She held the family together with grit and determination.

LINEAGE:
Alva L. Hunt [1881] IL
William Hunt [1854] IL
Elihu Hunt [1829] OH
Joseph Hunt Sr. [1805] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alva L. Hunt (1881 - 1935)
  Myrtle Morris Kausch (1892 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred M. Wear Hunt (1910 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Derys Mardell Hunt Harper (1935 - 2011)*
  Doris Alvaline Hunt (1936 - 1950)*
  Keith Stewart Hunt (1938 - 2010)*
 
 Sibling:
  Russell Leroy Hunt (1910 - 1955)
  Naomi Gwendolyn Hunt Vadeboncoeur (1921 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Broadus Cemetery
Kemp
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Mar 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35319817
Russell Leroy Hunt
Added by: Harold G. Richards
 
Russell Leroy Hunt
Added by: Harold G. Richards
 
Russell Leroy Hunt
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- Harold G. Richards
 Added: Dec. 12, 2010
 
 
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