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 Russell A. Alger, IV

Russell A. Alger, IV

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 25 Dec 2012 (aged 86)
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Burial Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 4G, Row 4, Site 4
Memorial ID 103281545 · View Source
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Russell Alger was born and died on Christmas Day.

Russell passed away in Prescott, Arizona, on Dec. 25, 2012, after a long illness. He was a resident of Sierra Vista, Arizona, for 11 years.

Russell was born on Dec. 25, 1926, in Detroit, Mich. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and worked in the lumber industry.

He married his second wife, Rutha Harris Alger, in 1971. He was a great husband and father. Russell's favorite hobby was sailing.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Rutha Harris of Sierra Vista; his brother, Daniel Alger; and his sister, Anne Rollins. He is also survived by his children, Deborah Knudson, Constance Alger, and Nancy Twynham; grandchildren, Andrew Rogers of Seattle, Wash., Danny Rogers of Arlington, Va., and Lindsey Twynham of Scottsdale.

A funeral service is planned for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church on Choctaw Drive in Sierra Vista.

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Private First Class, US Army

World War II and Korean War






  • Created by: Bill Bates
  • Added: 8 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103281545
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Russell A. Alger, IV (25 Dec 1926–25 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103281545, citing Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Bill Bates (contributor 47623045) .