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Marian Russell

May 12, 1918 — July 18, 2017

Marian Russell, 99, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Accura of Ogden Nursing Home.

Marian's wishes were to be cremated. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at the Beaver Cemetery. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Marian Maxine Miller was born on May 12, 1918, in Charter Oak, Iowa, the daughter of Marion and Clara (Staley) Miller.

On September 14, 1942, Marian was united in marriage to Waldo "Jack" Russell. Their marriage was blessed with one son, Waldo "Russ" Russell.

Marian worked at the Woodward State Hospital where she enjoyed working with the residents.

Marian was of the Catholic faith and read her bible daily. She enjoyed fishing and camping and had a great sense of humor. Most of all she loved her cats and had many over the years.

She is survived by two granddaughters, Ronee Wagener and Cassie Russell both of Ankeny, Iowa; two great grandchildren, Brandal Wagener and Daylan Wagener.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jack, son, Russ, and one brother, Virgil Miller.

Memorials may be left to the Boone Area Humane Society, 228 W. 16th Street, Boone, Iowa, 50036.

Cards may be sent to Marian's granddaughters, Cassie Russell or Ronee Wagener at: 2401 NW Park Meadows Drive, Ankeny, Iowa 50023.

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