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 Russell E Six, Sr

Russell E Six, Sr

Perry, Pike County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Nov 1996 (aged 79)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot M - 1835
Memorial ID 1184608 · View Source
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Russell E. Six Sr., 79, Quincy, formerly of Andover, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1996, at Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy.

Memorial services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Andover United Methodist Church. Private inurnment services will be held at a later date at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military rites conducted by Andover American Legion Post 465.

There is no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home.

Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Cambridge, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Six was born Sept. 15, 1917, in Perry, Ill., the son of Ira and Laura Turner Six. He married Ella Kuhlman Dec. 27, 1939, in Shattuck, Okla. She died Jan. 29, 1992.

In earlier years, he taught school at LaHarpe, Stronghurst and Oquawka. The family moved to Andover in 1947 and he taught school and was a principal in the Andover and Orion schools. In 1969, he moved to Albany, where he served as principal and superintendent in the Garden Plains School District, retiring in 1976.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He was a past commander of the Andover American Legion Post 465 and past commander of the Henry County American Legion. He was a former scoutmaster in the local Boy Scout troop. He was a 32nd degree mason and member of the Moline Lodge, AF&AM. He was also a former member of the Albany Lions Club. He was a very active volunteer and had worked for many years with the Henry County Red Cross.

Survivors include daughters, Sandra Patron, Portland, Tenn., Deborah Wahlstrom, and Kim Six, Idaho Falls, Idaho; a son, Edward Six, Kewanee; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
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