Allen “Pete” Russell, Age 86 of Manistee died Friday, September 4, 2020 at his home.
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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.