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Russell N. Ingold

Russell N. Ingold, age 74, passed away April 28, 2021 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo, MI. Russ was born on February 8, 1947, in Kalamazoo to Donald and Fern (Newton) Ingold. He was a graduate of Otsego High School. He worked as a delivery driver at Bell’s Greenhouse. In his younger days, Russ loved hunting, playing poker, drag racing, volleyball and parties with family and friends. Russ was known for talking like Donald duck, his sense of humor and telling stories. He is survived by his son, Jeffery (Danielle) Ingold, 2 grandchildren, brothers Alfred Ingold and Merle (Kim) Ingold, sisters Julie LeMahieu, Mary (Byron) Graham and Donna (Ricky) Robbins and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Donald Ingold, mother Fern Ingold, nephew Cody J. Robbins and niece Stephanie Graham. While visiting Russell’s tribute page please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with the family. The Ingold family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. 269-679-5622.

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I miss my Big Guy, my goofy, roll-my-eyes, corny ass friend. I met him about 3-4 years ago here at Crosstown Parkway Senior Apartments because he often sat in the front lobby by the mailboxes to check out the new "girls". He was a shameless flirt, our dear Russ. His passing leaves a great big hole in my heart and in my life and in the hearts of many of us here at Crosstown. Anyone who knew him will never forget him. He was loved by so many of us and our sadness is deep. God Bless you Big Guy. Watch for the pink Sky Lantern soon, my love.

Kathy L DeRuiter May 23 2021 5:52 PM

Such a character! I will miss his stories, jokes, and laugh. Fly high, my friend....

Nancy Austin May 19 2021 5:00 PM