Died: Friday, March 16, 2012
Of Flint, formerly of Ortonville, Russell was born Nov. 6, 1944 in Cheboygan, Mich., son of the late Henry (Buss) and Nina Hebert. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie Hebert and sister, Pearl A. Mabbitt.
Russell joined the Army after high school and served as a paratrooper. He was very fond of motorcycles.
Russell is survived by children, Corianna, Charlie and Dawn. He is also survived by siblings Barb (Bob) Gabbard, Joe Hebert, Delores (Steve) Flanagan and Don Hebert. He had four grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. Russell leaves behind special friends Danny, Samantha, Dale and Chris. Very special to his heart, Nitza Magallanes.
A memorial service was held March 23 at the Great Lakes National Cemetery. Chaplain Fred Woodward officated.