Carol A. Russell, age 69, of Onalaska, Wis., went to be with the Lord Friday, August 11, 2017, at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. Carol was born to Jim and June (Prindle) Engh on June 1, 1948, in La Crosse. She married James Russell on September 1, 1971. Jim preceded Carol in death in 2007.
Carol was a nurse at Lakeview Health Care Center for many years and was active in her church. She was always full of good cheer, had a quick wit, and was loved by everyone she met.
Carol will be missed by her brothers Jim (Diane) Engh, John (Kathy) Engh; sister Linda (Larry) Denson; nephews Ryan Engh, Ben (Kait) Denson, and nieces Lindsay Engh and Katie (Jeremiah) Kachel. She will also be missed by her best friends Sally House, Sandy Roellich and Bonnie Richardson.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 14, 2017, at Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. South, La Crosse, Wis. Rev. George Jaderston will officiate with burial to be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis. Family and friends may call from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the Funeral Home on Monday.
Memorials are preferred to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or charity of your choice.
A special thanks to Dr. Chai Bhaskar, Dr. Kyla Lee, Dr. John Farnen, Dr. Brian Mulrennan, and the staff at Hillview Health Care Center and 6th floor Oncology at Gundersen Health System.
As Carol would always say ‘Be still my heart.’