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309 W. Parkdale Avenue
Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: (231) 723-1117
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Allen Russell

Allen "Pete" Russell

Saturday, June 9th, 1934 - Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Allen “Pete” Russell, Age 86 of Manistee died Friday, September 4, 2020 at his home.

He was born on June 9, 1934 in Attica, Michigan the son of the late Douglas M. & Maxine I. (Dickersen) Russell. He was a graduate of Imlay City High School. Pete was a Veteran of the United States Army serving from 1955 to 1963.

He was employed as a heavy equipment operator working out of Operating Engineers Local 324. He also incorporated his hobby of wood working into a business Pete’s Wood Shed in Manistee.

He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He also enjoyed playing cards (Skip Boo), maintaining campgrounds, and loving his dog Max.

He is survived by two sisters; Sandra McLellan and Patty Fuller, and nieces and nephews; Dave & Penny, Michael, Kevin, Kim & Tammy McLellan, Melissa & Randy Roberts, Robin & Mike Glant, Doug Fuller, Sandy & Shawn Dulley, and Sherry & Michael Maresh.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM at River of Life Ministries in Manistee. Military Honors by the Manistee United Veterans Council Honor Guard will follow. Interment will be in the Attica Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.
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    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 11:00am
    River of Life Ministry
    1710 Merkey Road
    MANISTEE, MI 49660
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    Military Honors Will Follow


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Jean Coppens

Posted at 08:57pm
Pete was the first friend we made in Gulf Shores. We have many fond memories of laughing and playing cards with Pete and Arlene. I’m sure they are teaching everyone in heaven how to play Skip-Bo.
RIP Pete! You will be missed.

janice affholder

Posted at 12:28pm
We felt blessed to have become friends with Pete. We will miss him but know he's happy home with Arlene. We're also thankful for meeting Pete's angel Dee and her family for caring so much for him and max. Paul& Janice

Rose Deneke

Posted at 07:37pm
Pete was always so kind, and very friendly when I ran into him. And when he came into the post office always had a smile. My sincere sympathies to his family.
Rose Deneke

Joan Jansma and Bob Jansma Posted at 07:17pm

Pete’s family, we were very saddened to hear of Pete’s passing we went to Manistee about 10 days ago and we tried to find him we went where we thought he was living but we never did find him. We camped with Pete and Arlene Many times in the past 12 years we enjoyed the company of Pete and Arlene In MI and in Gulf Shores, AL. we are thinking of the family and hope you celebrated his life.

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