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Celebration of Life

The Father's House
Saturday January 8th, 2022

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Mary Jo Russell

Mary Jo Russell, 63, passed away December 30, 2021, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. She was born September 21, 1958, in Manhattan, Kansas, the daughter of James and Bessie Morawitz Parks. She was a graduate of Nickerson High School and had attended Wichita State University. She was a clerk for the United States Postal Service for 29 years. She was a member of the Father’s House Church, Hutchinon, and was on the Board of Directors for the Hutchinson Postal and Community Credit Union.

On February 29, 1984, she married Steven Russell in Hutchinson. He survives.
Other survivors include 2 nephews, James Parks, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Leam Russell, Newton; niece, Braelyn Russell, Newton; 4 great nephews; and 1 great great nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Phillip Parks; and a sister, Sandra Reese.
Per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life service will take place at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 8, 2022 at The Father’s House, Hutchinson. The service will be live streamed on Inman Funeral Home’s Facebook Page. In lieu of memorials, Steve is asking that everyone bring a snack food item, or a monetary donation made out to Steve Russell for the purpose of purchasing snacks. These items will be used to make baskets for the nurses in the Covid Unit at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. To leave a condolence for the family, visit: www.inmanfh.com.

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May God comfort you Steve for your loss. Mary was kind and sympathetic toward others and will be missed.

Ronald J Schrag Jan 8 2022 3:28 PM

We are so very sorry for your loss of Mary. She was a kind and caring soul, and hope time will heal your hearts.

KR Emmerich SD Emmerich Jan 8 2022 12:23 PM

we're so sorry for your loss Steve. I will remember her as such a joyfull person and always enjoyed speaking with her.like her telling about her and her father and the woodworking. we are having our Christmas saturday or would be there.

tracy & sheral stucky Jan 7 2022 9:37 PM

Sending love and hugs!! Mary was amazing and caring and will be missed by so many.

Shannon Parks Jan 7 2022 8:24 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Russell

Shannon Parks Jan 7 2022 8:22 AM

May God give you strength, Steve

Ben de Wit Jan 4 2022 7:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Russell

Daryl Fouard Jan 2 2022 11:10 PM

Mary was a sweet, kind hearted person. My thoughts and prayers are with Steve and family

Kathy packebush Jan 2 2022 1:49 PM

We love you and will miss her terribly.

Steve & Deb Rippie Jan 1 2022 10:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Russell

Rankin Fisher Dec 31 2021 11:28 PM

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