Leontine (Tine) Irene Russell


Leontine (Tine) Irene Russell of Aberdeen, Washington went peacefully to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family on Friday March 1, 2013, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Tine was born on August 5, 1921, in Aberdeen to Everett and Clara (Douglas) Woodson. She was raised here in Aberdeen and attended Weatherwax High School. On June 6, 1939, she married the Love of her Life George J. (Jupe) Russell. Tine loved to travel in their motor home, camping, playing cards, sewing and crocheting .

Tine is survived by her daughter, Janice (Larry) Irene Foss of Montesano; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren, close friends Tom and Sharon Haukeli; and the best neighbors in the world, Dick and Judi Veloni. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Russell; son, Richard G. Russell; sister, Yvonne Dell; and her parents.

A Celebration of Tine’s Life will be held beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the Aberdeen Elks Club at 1712 Boone St. in Aberdeen.

Arrangements are being handled by Whiteside Family Mortuary in Aberdeen.

Please visit www.whitesidefamilymortuaries.com to sign the online tribute to Tine.