Donald George Russell

Russell Sawka

Donald George Russell went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the age of 83 year at his residence in Salmon Arm, BC.

Don was born in Ravenscraig, Saskatchewan on October 18, 1931 and had resided in Salmon Arm since 1987. Don was a devout Christian who loved spending time with family, playing Cribbage enjoyed horses, hockey and playing his base fiddle.

Don will be lovingly remembered by his children, Susie, Linda, Charlie, Ross, Terry, Marie (Mark) and Grandchildren, Robert, Braydon, Julia, Kelsey, Mitchell and Alissa,; wife, Norma and her family, Wayne (Ellie) Speller; grandchildren, Alan Speller and Bonnie (Dustin) Speller; and great grandchildren, Austin and Michael.

A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Salmon Arm, on Saturday, October 24th, at 11:00 am, with Reverend Shirley Cochrane officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Ida Cemetery, Salmon Arm.

Online condolences can be sent through Don’s obituary at

Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.

Salmon Arm Observer

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