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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Saturday April 16th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Memorial Service

Winterrowd Funeral Home
Saturday April 16th, 2022

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Russell L. Carlson

Russell L. Carlson, 83 of Kinsman passed away Sunday evening (March 27, 2022) at Lightways Hospice Home, Joliet.

Following cremation, a visitation will be held Saturday (April 16th) from 10 AM until 12noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Services will be held at noon at the funeral home.

Russell was born on August 28, 1938, in Streator to Walter and Elsie (Johnson) Carlson.

Surviving are daughter, Lori (Dan) Nichols of Streator, son, Brian (Gina) Carlson of Morris, grandchildren; Alyssa (Joe Wagner) Nichols, Brady Nichols, Tyler (Kaylea) Mann and Zachary (Elizabeth Eggenberger) Mann, great-grandchildren; Axel, Atlas, Levyathan and Phenyx and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister Norma Sisk, brothers, Leonard, and Rule Carlson.

Russell farmed for many years in the Kinsman area and retired from US Foods in 2000.  He graduated from the Mazon High School in 1956.  Russell enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, watching Nascar racing and the Indy Car racing.  He was an avid coin collector.

Memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Russell Carlson, please visit our flower store.


Our sympathy to you Lois, Dan and your families
Donna Anderson and Jeff Hatch

Donna Williams Anderson & Jeff Hatch Apr 15 2022 9:01 AM

i'll miss him so much and it was such a pleasure knowing him

Dalton Kacvinsky Apr 2 2022 3:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Carlson


Grandpa Russ was the best and he will surely be missed! ❤️❤️

Brittany Robinson Mar 31 2022 7:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Carlson

Brittany Robinson Mar 31 2022 7:03 PM

So very sorry Lori and family. Loved seeing all the fun times you posted with him. Hugs and prayers

Janet Dodge Mar 31 2022 6:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Carlson

Ruth ward Mar 31 2022 5:55 PM

I am so sorry for the loss of your father, prayers to you and your family

Ruth Ward Mar 31 2022 5:53 PM

Lori, Brian, and families:
Sending much love to you and yours. For the last 14 years, Russell has always been known by me as "Grandpa", and he will surely be missed. May he truly rest in Paradise

Nick Kmetz Mar 31 2022 5:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Carlson

Elaine Wheeler Mar 31 2022 4:26 PM

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