Doris Eva Russell



In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to:

Faith Hospice

2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300

Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

Doris Eva Russell, age 61 of Lowell, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2020 surrounded by her loving family and close friends after a short and brave battle with stage 4 bladder cancer. She is preceded in death by her father Charles H. Russell; brother, Bry Russell; and niece, Kristen Rose Russell. She is survived by her mother, Eva Ann Russell; brothers, Harry and John Russell; nieces and nephews, Gabriel, Cameron, Thaddeus, Zachary, Charles, Katie, Amanda, and Amy Russell; grand-nephew, Charlie Thomas Barton; cousin, Vikisu Condon (Bruce Katalenich); special friends, Vicki Tasman, Kellie Shoup, and Bonita Elzinga; along with many other family members and friends. Doris worked as a press operator for Meridian Manufacturing, later becoming a Team Leader for Ventra manufacturing for 22 years. She loved her job and co-workers. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with family and friends. Doris was a proud member of the Women of the Moose #1388. She will always be remembered as a kind, compassionate, caring person with a great sense of humor. As a result of her beautiful soul, she was loved by many and will be greatly missed. A burial service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Lowell, MI at 10am July 1, 2020, followed by a public memorial service that will be held at Lowell Moose Lodge #809, 1320 E. Main St., Lowell, MI 49331 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

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12 Responses

  1. Doris you were loved so much by so many people and will NEVER be forgotten. I cant wait until that day comes when we see each other again. ❤ Thank you for being the best aunt and great aunt to Charlie he loved you so very much.

  2. Doris was a dear and precious who constantly put others first. Her humor and laughter were infectious. Her antics happily involved those around her.
    I am blessed and honored to have been a part of her life!

  3. Doris, when we met it was like we had been around each other forever…the coolest gal and a great friend!!! God got a great ANGEL when you flew home…but you sure will be missed here for sure too!!! Hold HEAVEN and keep them all in ORDER till we come home too. Love n miss you!!!XOXOXOS

  4. I know how good of a friend you were to Ping and others. You will be missed.

  5. Dear Doris! I am proud to work with you and happily to be your friend. We had lots of laughs. You are a beautiful person to know. She came to work one day with her arm bandaged up and said she was caught by a fish hook, we would laugh about it. We lot of talks about everything, she was easy to talk to. She was also stubborn. But hard worker. I’m really going to miss her smile. RIP My friend. I love you.

  6. Doris you were a great person to work with even though i havent been there since 2009. You will be missed

  7. Doris was a kind and generous person. She always had time for her ittle annoying cousins and patience for the adults the grew up to be. She was funny and found joy in life. I never heard her say a demeaning thing about another person. Reading others comments reinforces the fact that she was a good friend, aunt, cousin, and colleague.

    God speed.

  8. We grew up together as kids pick on each other (a lot) had a lot of fun playing baseball, riding bicycles and shooting cap guns at cars as they went by. I will miss you dearly

  9. Doris you be greatly missed. It was a pleasure work with you all story you told me.some of them believe. Love emma

  10. Doris, was the person that when anyone was in trouble or going through a bad time, she was ALWAYS there for us. She mad us laugh, even when we didn’t want too. She gave us a precious gift to be a part of her life. I will miss my best friend a great deal. R.I.P my friend and I will meet you again on GOD’s golden shores. Love you, Kellie

  11. Doris and I worked together years ago at Adac Automotive. She was always easy going with a great work attitude. She was a good person and I’m proud to have known her. Rest in peace my friend. Wayne Potts

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