Wayne Russell

Obituary of Wayne Russell

Wayne Russell was born near Wishart, SK on April 28, 1942. He passed away October 24, 2023 at Lloydminster Hospital with family at his side.


For 81 + years, Wayne’s life was a tapestry of experience, emotions and wonderful memories all woven together through threads of time. He will be so deeply missed.


Wayne is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Barbara Russell; children, Lana (Kevin) Lane, Tanya (Dean) Robertson, Bartley (Laurie) Russell, Jarrod Russell and Tami (Derek) Kappel; grandchildren, Keegan (Kaitlyn), Shae (Cade), Shelby, Drayce, Ricayla, Darby, Nevin, Charlie, Jake and Burke; great-grandchildren, Scout and Oakley; sisters, Louise McDougall, Joyce Breti and Marlene Wickson; brother, Dale Russell; sisters-in-law, Joan Harrison, Olga Crocker, Helena Crocker, Doreen Russell and Sharon Russell; brothers-in-law, Jim Crocker and Donald Breti; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.


Wayne was predeceased by: his parents, Wilfred and Alice Russell; in-laws, Edwin and Armina Crocker; sister, Lorraine Schmidt; brother, Bertram Russell; brothers-in-law, Andre Dorval, Robert McDougall, Bernie Schmidt, Walter Harrison, Charles Crocker and Gary Wickson; nephew, Darren Schmidt; niece, Tracy Russell; and great-niece, Tracy Nyholt.


The Russell family will be forever grateful for the wonderful care he received at Lloydminster Hospital this past year. The doctors, nurses and support staff were so kind and attentive to Wayne. Never forget his smile and charming demeanour!


Doc Sayeed, thank you for everything you have done to guide us medically along the way. We will always cherish your friendship.


The Celebration of Life for Wayne will be conducted from WLS Convention Centre, Lloydminster, SK on Friday, November 3, 2023 at 2:00 PM. If you are unable to attend in person, you may view the live streaming of the service posted on McCaw Funeral Service website under Wayne's obituary at the time of service.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Grace United Church (Lloydminster), Bissell United Church (Glaslyn) or Lloydminster Regional Health Foundation - Palliative Care.


Wayne's memorial card can be viewed or downloaded from the link below.



A Memorial Tree was planted for Wayne
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