Russell E. Pottinger, 71, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2009. He was a lifelong resident of Racine born on February 19, 1938, the son of Russell E. and Alice A. (nee: Adams) Pottinger.
Russell served four years in the United States Navy. He had been employed at Western Publishing, retiring after 30 years of service. Russell enjoyed bowling and coin collecting. He will always have a special place in many hearts, and will never be forgotten.
Russell will be sadly missed by his children, grandchildren, brother and sister, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Stella; and brother, Bobby.
Private services will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.
Memorials to American Legion Post 546 or to one’s favorite charity have been suggested.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479