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“Scott and Todd- So sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great man and wonderful friend. He will be missedLove-Mare ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Marylyn Kain - Battle Creek, MI

“Thinking of you all! There in spirit! Rita &Denny Daar ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Rita Daar - Denver, NC - family

“My prayers are with Mrs. Webber. Russ was a compassionate part of the Kambly board. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mishelle Myers - Battle Creek, MI

“Rest in peace Russ you will be so missed, you are loved by so many. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Luann Kucks - Kalamazoo, MI

“Glad he and Kate had many years together. He was funny. Love to you all. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria

“A kind man. So glad I was able to get to know him. I send condolences to all the family and friends who will miss him dearly. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Amy Turley - Battle Creek, MI

“We are so sorry for the loss of Russ. While we had not seen him in recent times, we hold fond memories of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with all...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Durham - Battle Creek, MI

“Very sorry for your loss Scott and Todd. Russ was a kind gentleman and always fun to be with. Many High School memories. Great times with Russ and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Thomas& Jan Cobb - Battle Creek, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: James McGlynn - Battle Creek, MI

“Russ was a wonderful, sweet and kind man. He was our neighbor on Wall Lake for years and all of our grown children thought of him as their "Sweet...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sandi Monroe - Surf City, NC

“Our condolences to family and friends. Russ will be forever in our hearts and with fondest memories. Love to all. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mary and Tony Vyverman - Peoria, AZ

“Dear Scott and Todd,Your Dad was truly a man of greatness. He was a wonderful father, husband, son and friend who will be missed by many. Our hearts...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Mike and Sandy Kidder - FL


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Russell J. L. "Russ" Webber, 77 of Delton died peacefully at Borgess Medical Center, with his family at his side, on Monday, November 19, 2018, after having a hemorrhagic stroke on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Russ was born July 10, 1941 in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of Ernest J. and Irma M. (Miller) Webber. He grew up in Battle Creek and graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. Russ was employed at Battle Creek Foundry for 18 years until it closed. He then worked at Calhoun Foundry, retiring as its president in 2006.

Russ married Connie Ann Malcuit and was preceded in death by his wife Connie on January 3, 1991. Surviving are his mother, Irma Webber of Battle Creek; two sons, Scott M. (Bryan Rigsbee) Webber of Durham, NC, Todd A Webber of Battle Creek, MI; a daughter, Megan (Brodie) Johnson of Battle Creek and three grandsons, Hayden, Easton and Paxton Johnson and his fiancée, Jane Mallernee of Battle Creek. In addition to his wife, Russ was also preceded in death by his life partner, Kathryn Spiegel in May of 2015, his father, Ernest and sister, Lavinia "Sue" Webber.

Russ was a member of AFS Foundry Men's Association and St. Mark Lutheran Church. He served on the Board of Directors at Kambly Living Center for 18 years. Russ enjoyed woodworking, golfing, boating, fishing and just looking out over the lake with a drink in his hand. Russ will be remembered as a loving person with a kind heart.

A service celebrating Russ' life will be held at Riverside Golf Club, 245 E. Columbia Ave., Battle Creek, MI 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2018.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church. Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.