Russell, Anna Mae

Dexter, Michigan

Anna Mae Russell was born June 29, 1938 the daughter of Arthur and Mabel (Cahoon) Ososkie and married Robert Russell on April 4, 1959 in Trenton, MI. The couple moved to Ann Arbor in 1965 where they raised their family.  

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed Michigan Basketball, bird watching, cooking, Bunco, fishing, boating, camping and puzzles.  

In 1985, the family opened Russell Video Services where she worked while continuing working in food service at the Ann Arbor Public Schools. After retirement they moved to Munith, MI for a short time before moving to Dexter.  She was a valued volunteer with Faith in Action in Chelsea for many years and was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Chelsea. She is survived by her husband, Robert, her children; Debra (Darrell) Fritz, David Russell, Daniel (Cory) Russell and Donna (Dutch) Nie, her grandchildren; Lindsey (Bryan) Lancaster, Maggie Pardo, Alyson Pardo, Jacob (Michelle) Nie, Jesse Nie, Natalie Nie and Jordan Nie, her great-grandchildren; Madison, Connor, Haley & Ethan Lancaster, Dallas Pardo-Hall and Sofia Pardo.  She was preceded in death by her parents; Arthur and Mabel Ososkie, her brothers, Robert and Dale Ososkie, her sisters, Carol Johnson and Sharon Bailey and her granddaughter, Amanda Pardo.  

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from the Chelsea Retirement Towsley Village Chapel, Chelsea, MI 48118, followed by burial at Michigan Memorial Park, in Flat Rock, Michigan. 

Please visit www.niefuneralhomes.comto sign her guest book and leave a memory.

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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