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Edmund Paul Russell

December 26, 1931 October 17, 2018
Edmund Paul Russell
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Ed was an eternal optimist and accomplished many great things. He overcame the challenges of polio, inspired many to be their very best, and loved spending time with his wife, children, 25 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was an active father and grandfather, teaching them to waterski, fix anything, and create school projects. After a long career at Northern Natural Gas and as a Myers-Briggs consultant, he traveled and volunteered extensively. He was a past chairman of Catholic Charities, and was active at the Stephen Center, U.N. Hike for Refugees and St. Margaret Mary’s. In Ed’s typical generous manner, he donated his body to science. Preceded in death by wife Anne Caldwell Russell. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Elaine, and children Mary (Larry Mazin), Ed (Lucy), Cathy (Ron) Ehlinger, Pat (Steph), Liz (Jim) Willman, Susan (Mike) Toohey, Ginny (Mark) Curley, Mike (Jodi), Mark (Hele’ne) Wiesner and Jill Lile, sisters Anne Debs and Ria Russell, numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

SHARING OF MEMORIES Friday, October 19, 7:00pm at Creighton Prep Chapel. Family available from 5:00-7:00pm.
MEMORIAL MASS Saturday, October 20 at 11:00am at St. Margaret Mary’s.
Memorials to Creighton Prep, Catholic Charities, the Stephen Center and Habitat for Humanity.


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Visitation

Friday

19

Oct

5:00 PM 10/19/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM
Creighton Prep

7400 Western Ave.
Omaha, NE 68114

SHARING OF MEMORIES Friday, October 19, 7:00pm at Creighton Prep Chapel. Family available from 5:00-7:00pm

Creighton Prep
7400 Western Ave. Omaha 68114 NE
United States

Memorial services

Saturday

20

Oct

11:00 AM 10/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

6116 Dodge St.
Omaha, Ne 68132

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
6116 Dodge St. Omaha 68132 Ne
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Stephen Center

Habitat for Humanity

1701 N. 24 St.
Omaha, NE 68110

Creighton Preparatory School

Catholic Charities

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