Wilma H. Russell, age 99, of Potosi, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home. She was born on August 14, 1920, in Liberty Township, Grant County, the daughter of Leo and Elsie (Wenzel) Fritz. Wilma attended country school. On February 17, 1938, she was united in marriage to Frederick Russell in Dubuque, IA. After their marriage, the couple farmed, and Frederick worked for Dubuque Packing Company for over 40 years. Wilma was a great cook and enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Lawrence Welk, and playing Bingo. She was a devote Catholic and prayed the rosary daily. Wilma had a love for music and enjoyed singing and playing in the Bell Choir at Orchard Manor. She dearly loved spending time with her family and had the best laugh.
Full Obit in the April 30th of the Grant County Herald Independent.