Peoria – Maxie Udel Russell, 86, of Peoria, passed away at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Park Place Nursing Home. He was born on May 26, 1932 in Louisville, KY to Roy D. and Vivan (McKinney) Russell. He married Marjorie Janes on May 19, 1956; she survives.
Also surviving are three children, Teresa Johnson of Payson, AZ, Donald (Cheryl) Russell of Bartonville, IL, and Tina (Kurt) Konrath of Sun City, AZ, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Maxie was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Willard Russell and one sister, Margaret “Geraldine” West.
Maxie was a self-employed truck driver for Russell Trucking. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 AM. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria, IL. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com