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Milton C. Russell, 95

Milton C. Russell, age 95, of Centuria, WI, formerly of Cokato, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at his home.

He is was born in Cokato Feb. 2, 1916, to Carl and Hilda (Tiller) Russell.

Milton was a 30-year retiree of Burlington Northern Railroad.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Ruth (Edwards) Russell; a son, Robert; great-granddaughters Sabella Spenser and Caitlin Spenser; brothers Gordon and Warren Russell; and a sister, Lucille Russell.

Milton is survived by a son, Dale Russell; twin daughters, Elaine (Robert) Hammond, and Eileen (Allen) Tuoninen; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ralph (Arlene) Russell of Dassel; cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A memorial service took place Saturday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. at Roberts Family Funeral Home in Forest Lake with Lenny Peterson as the officiant. Family interment was at Scandinavian Cemetery in Forest Lake.