Russell “Russ” Frank Missig, 69, of Timpe Rd, Fremont passed away at his home surrounded by his family and friends on Monday, April 8, 2013. He was born on March 25, 1944 in Fremont, the son of Leo and Roselyn (Naderer). He was a 1962 graduate of St. Joseph High School.
Russ served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Yorktown and USS Bennington from 1962 to 1966 and was awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Vietnam).
Russ married Elizabeth “Susie” Swint on December 2, 1967 in Fremont and she survives. He worked at Whirlpool Corporation for thirty-eight years and retired in 2006.
Russ was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a member of Clyde VFW Post #3343. He was an official of the Ohio High School Football Athletic Association, retiring after twenty-five years. Russ was a Good Samaritan and enjoyed gardening and helping his neighbors. He also enjoyed and spent over thirty-five years bowling.
Russ is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Susie” Missig, Fremont, OH; children, Jeff (Taryn Johnson) Missig, Peoria, AZ, Ron (Angela) Missig, Clyde, OH; siblings, Clara Mae Jordan, Terre Haute, IN, Marry Anne Missig, Fremont, OH, Janet Dowd, San Jose, CA, Margie Missig, Crystal Rock, OH, Ted (Roselyn) Missig, Anchorage, AK, Steve (Sue) Missig, Fremont, OH; grandchildren, Ashley Missig, Gaige and Journey Johnson and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sharon Missig and brother, John Missig.
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