RUSSCHEN: John. Peacefully at his home with his family by his side God called John to heaven on July 27, 2012 at the age of 76. Born in Chatham, John is the son of Nellie and the late Albert (1996) Russchen. Beloved husband of 54 years to Margaret (Williams) Russchen. Cherished father of Ted and Liz Russchen of Loretto, Judy and Ron Kay of Goderich, Sherry and David Roe of Caledon, and Peggy and Greg Thompson of Amherstburg. Dear grandfather of Lindsay and Laura Kay of Goderich, Benjamin Roe of Caledon, and Patrick and Michael Thompson of Amherstburg. Dear brother of Ken and Dawnalea Russchen of Chatham. Lovingly remembered by John’s large extended family and friends. John will be remembered for his dedication to Evangel Community Church, his 32 years of service at Navistar, but most of all his love and commitment to his family. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held at the Evangel Community Church, 76 Sandys St, Chatham at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations in memory of John to the Loads of Love are welcomed in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home 459 St. Clair Street Chatham, Ontario 519-351-2040

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