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Capt Drew E. Russell
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1986
Warren
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 2011
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Capt. Drew E. Russell, 25, of Scotts, Mich., died Oct. 8, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. Drew was promoted early to captain and a highly decorated soldier who served honorably until his passing. Drew was a wonderful, loving and humorous son, brother and grandson. Drew was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Hiddings and Charles Moore; and uncle, Michael Hiddings. He is survived by his parents, Jim and Patti Russell of Scotts; his brother and sister-in-law, Jimi and Jill Russell (Steeby) of Murfreesboro, TN; grandmother, Mary Jane Moore of Scotts, grandparents, Marie (Hiddings) and Edwin Wiegand of Port Sanilac, MI; his beloved sweetheart, Sarah "Tootie" Pfeiffer and their dog, Peanut of Colorodo Springs, CO; Sarah's parents, Jeff and Randi Pfeiffer of Longmont, CO; aunts and uncles, Sue and Mark Molinelli, Robert and Kathy Hiddings, Janean and Mike Monahan, Bill and Adele Russell, Nancy Hiddings-Ryskewicz and Joe and Ada Russell; cousins, Rick and Angie DeClaire, Cara Hiddings and family, Derek and Melissa, DeClaire, Van Ryan Ryskewicz, Joanna Russell, Matthew Monahan, Joey Russell, Erin and Kerrie Monahan and Michael and Jonathan Hiddings; several second cousins; his "bubbas" (the soldiers under his command) and an army of friends. He will truly be eternally loved and missed by all who knew him. 
 
Burial:
Schoolcraft Township Cemetery
Vicksburg
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78064546
Capt Drew E. Russell
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Capt Drew E. Russell
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Capt Drew E. Russell
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