Sunday, October 14, 2012

Edward L. Russo

Edward Leon Russo, age 88, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012, at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, WI.  He was born in Chicago on November 19, 1923, son of the late Joseph and Gladys (Nee: Russell) Russo.

In his early years Ed had been an Indy Race Car driver.  He was most proud of having served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.  He was a longtime resident of McMynn Tower in Racine, moving to the Wisconsin Veterans Home in 2005 due to health conditions.

Surviving are his caregivers, Trudy George, Bruce George and Sandy Tillemann.

Per Ed’s wishes private services with full military honors were held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Maresh-Meredith and Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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