Shirley A. Russell
Shirley A. Russell, 75, of Silver Lake, went to be with Jesus on Monday, March 27, 2023, at her home.
Shirley was born Feb. 13, 1948, in Madison, the daughter of the late Gerald and Betty (Hopper) Miller. She was united in marriage to John Robert Russell on June 21, 1974, in Peru; he preceded her in death. She married Michael D. Hill on Jan. 28, 2023.
She retired from Kosciusko REMC with 26 years of service as the executive assistant to the chief executive officer and the human resources manager. She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling. She especially enjoyed going on camping trips to Muskegon, Mich., and shelling in Florida.
Shirley is lovingly remembered by her husband, Mike Hill, of Silver Lake; daughters, Susan (Terry) Schoettmer, of Claypool, and Tina M. Prater, Warsaw, and bonus daughter, Wendy Shepherd, of Culver; grandchildren, Levi Schoettmer, Brandin Prater, Ariel (Derrick) Cunningham, Brooklyn Jackson, Ryan Rachel and Julie Shaffer, Jordan Shepherd; and several great-grandchildren. She is also remembered by her brothers, Daryl (Connie) Miller, Richard “Buzz” (Pam) Miller and David Miller; sisters, Judy (Chuck) Lee, Lois Miller and Janet “Fizz” (Bill) Splain, all of Madison; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her first husband, John, she was preceded in passing by her sister, Rita Adams; grandson, Bradey Prater; and niece, Ashley Miller.
A visitation with family and friends will be from 10 a.m. until noon on Friday, March 31, in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. A celebration of Shirley’s life will begin at noon in the funeral chapel. Interment will be privately held in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake, at a later date.
The family kindly request memorial donations go to Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
To sign the guestbook or send a condolence to the family, please visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.