Obituaries - Leola RUSSLER
Peoria Journal Star
BUSHNELL - Leola L. "Dee" Russler, 89, formerly of Bushnell, died Monday Aug 4, 1997, at Avon Nursing Home. Born Dec 23, 1907, in Table Grove to Lee and Edna Heaton Fawcett, she married Ralph E. Russier on May 8 1928, in Bushnell. He died Nov. 14 1981. One son, Ralph Jr.three bothers, four sisters, and two half brothers also preceded her in death. Surviving are one daughter, Dorothy Rhodes of Bushnell, one sister, Nel Bailey of Long Beach, Calif.; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was a member of Bushnell United Methodist Church. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell, Calling hours will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Bushnell cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bushnell Rescue Squad.
Contributed by Virginia B. Harris