Russell Wakeland, 78, of Defiance, died of lung cancer Tuesday morning, Nov. 6, 2012, with his wife and granddaughter by his side.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Whitney, of Placerville, Calif. He leaves behind his wife, Lenore Wakeland, Defiance; two daughters, Connie Stone, Imperial Mo., and Vikki Ward, Pikeville, Ky.; two stepchildren, Dwane White of West Virginia and Deb Bella of the state of Washington; a sister, Kendall Whitney, California; and 13 grandchildren.
We will all miss you. Rest in peace.