SCHUYLER — Russell L. DeBower, 60, of Schuyler, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at CHI Memorial Hospital in Schuyler.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Kracl Funeral Chapel in Schuyler with the Rev. Bill Mattfeld officiating. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel. Private committal will be at a later date.
Russ was born July 22, 1957, in Schuyler to Glen and Betty (Bloch) DeBower. He attended Trinity Lutheran grade school and graduated from Schuyler Central High School. Russ worked with Don Johnk and Dean Davis at several packing plants around the country. He also worked as a carpenter in Schuyler with George Kretz the past several years.
Russ is survived by one brother, John DeBower of Schuyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Betty DeBower; and one sister, Leah Marie.
The family suggest memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church in Schuyler.