David Keith Russell


Birth: October 10th, 1953
Death: October 19th, 2017
Age: 64 years
Residence:Saginaw
Survived By: Surviving besides his wife Erica are one brother and two sisters, Dan and Marta Russell, Saginaw; Theresa Russell, Livonia; Ann and Paul Lutenske, Saginaw; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jack Gerwin and Ellie Medina, Bloomfield Hills; Echo and Dave Kabobel, Saginaw; Al Gerwin and Kris Flora, Saginaw; Kirk and Kathleen Gerwin, Midland; Wendy and Ralph Zeitler, Saginaw; Paul and Lori Gerwin, Saginaw; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Virginia Gerwin Sr.
Affiliations: Beloved husband, brother, uncle and great-uncle passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Age 64 years. Son of the late Keith and Helene (Erzen) Russell, David was born October 10, 1953 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Erica E. Gerwin, his loving wife of 30 years, on October 17, 1987 at Peace Lutheran Church where he is a member. She survives him. David spent many years in hydraulic design and sales. In his younger years he enjoyed competing in power lifting. David was an avid hunter spending many enjoyable years at the shared hunting cabin in Cross Village. He also enjoyed working with youth and teaching gun safety.

Russell, David Keith,

Saginaw, Michigan.

 Beloved husband, brother, uncle and great-uncle passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Age 64 years. Son of the late Keith and Helene (Erzen) Russell, David was born October 10, 1953 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Erica E. Gerwin, his loving wife of 30 years, on October 17, 1987 at Peace Lutheran Church where he is a member. She survives him. David spent many years in hydraulic design and sales. In his younger years he enjoyed competing in power lifting. David was an avid hunter spending many enjoyable years at the shared hunting cabin in Cross Village. He also enjoyed working with youth and teaching gun safety.  

 Surviving besides his wife Erica are one brother and two sisters, Dan and Marta Russell, Saginaw; Theresa Russell, Livonia; Ann and Paul Lutenske, Saginaw; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jack Gerwin and Ellie Medina, Bloomfield Hills; Echo and Dave Kabobel, Saginaw; Al Gerwin and Kris Flora, Saginaw; Kirk and Kathleen Gerwin, Midland; Wendy and Ralph Zeitler, Saginaw; Paul and Lori Gerwin, Saginaw; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Virginia Gerwin Sr.  

 Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams, Saginaw. Rev. Matthew Hauser will officiate. Honoring Mr. Russell’s wishes cremation will follow. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Building Fund at Peace Lutheran School Child Center or family wishes.



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