Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Russell Huro of Annandale died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Foley Nursing Center. He was 84.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church with Pastor Orval Wirkkala officiating. Friends may call from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral service at the Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Cemetery.
Russell George Huro was born Oct. 3, 1927, in Kingston to George and Mabel (Isaacson) Huro. He was baptized and confirmed at the Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church. Russell served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was united in marriage to Violet Starkka in 1954 in Des Moines, Iowa. Together they lived in Minneapolis until moving to Annandale in 1965. Russ worked for many years for Marvin Anderson Construction as a heavy equipment operator, retiring from the construction trade in 1990. He was a member of the Local 49ers Union and the Kimball American Legion Post 261. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, crossword puzzles, his kitty and cruising the countryside.
Russell was preceded in death by his wife Violet; parents George and Mabel Huro; brother Jerry Huro; and nephews Dean Dorman and Ben Schaaf.
He is survived by his two sons Bud Garthe and Dale Huro (and friend Maggie Kiernan), all of Annandale; three sisters Doris Dorman of Kimball, Carol (and Bob) Fischer of Dassel, and Virginia Schaaf of Kingston; three grandchildren John, Carrie (and friend Mike Keaton) and Mike Garthe (and friend Tracy Stueven); and one great-grandchild Danielle Garthe.