07/22/2017 - Russell Alvin Hack
Funeral services for Russell Alvin Hack will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Community Building in Crawford, NE with Stanley Morrison and Leslie Pountney officiating.
Burial will be in the Marsland Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Bates-Gould Funeral Home in Alliance, NE on Friday, July 21, 2017 from1:00-7:00 pm with the family being present from 5:00-7:00 pm.
A memorial has been established for the Crawford or Hemingford Volunteer Fire Departments.
Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com.
Russell was born on May 24, 1935 at the Bootjer Hospital in Crawford, NE, the firstborn son of Alvin and Virginia (Trussel) Hack. He passed away on July 17, 2017 at home in Alliance, NE at the age of 82 years.
He grew up on the family farm southeast of Crawford and attended school through the eighth grade at District 54, a nearby one-room country school. He spent his entire lifetime in Dawes and Box Butte Counties, except for three years in the military. On September 30, 1954, he entered the US Army and was honorably discharged on September 18, 1957. Two and a half years of that time were spent in the Panama Canal Zone.
Russell married Wilma Soester on May 11, 1958 at Marsland, NE. Three children were born to this union. He worked for several area farmers before being hired as a grader operator for the Dawes County road department in April 1975, a job he held until October, 2006.
He is survived by wife Wilma; daughter Ronda (Ken) Carter of Kingman, AZ; sons Wade (Darlene) Hack of Farmington, NM and Lyle (Jami) Hack of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren Justin (Amy) Shrewsbury, Rhett (Erin) Shrewsbury, LaTaya (Chris) Sanders, Klete (Meagan) Shrewsbury, Brice (Misty) Shrewsbury, Cody Hack, Colton Hack, and Shayna Hack; step-grandchildren Senaya Powers and Kyla Powers; 16 great-grandchildren Ashtyn, Shelby, Braelyn, Trell, Jaden, Jeter, Hadley, Kash, Jaxon, Aubree, Grace, Tripp, Charlee, Adaline and Whitley; step-great-grandchild Taylor; uncle Howard (Deloris) Trussel of Hemingford; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father on May 19, 1981, his mother on October 12, 1998, and brother Perry Hack Sr. on October 13, 1992.
Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Russell Alvin Hack.
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