1927 – 2021

Russell Suda,94, fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite Suda, (nee Beckmann); dear father of Russell (Linda), Daniel, Ronald (Suzanne) Suda and Donna (Bernard, deceased) MacDonald. Dear grandfather to Russell Suda, Lauren (Shayne) Milligan, Alex (Kayla) Suda, Karie (Craig) Clubb, Brett Suda, Emily (Craig) Smith, Ava and Audrey Suda and Kendall and Callie MacDonald. Blessed by nine great grandchildren; Nathan, Rorie and Ryann Milligan, Briella Suda and Landon, Lincoln (deceased), Ronin, Maverick and Emery Smith.

Russ was a World War II veteran and served in the Navy on the USS Yorktown from 1944 – 1946. He graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in Accounting and worked for National Steel and Anheuser Busch until his retirement in 1995. He loved hunting and fishing at his country home in Belle, Missouri, playing poker with friends and most of all, precious time with his family. Russ will be greatly missed by his family and friends who celebrate him and a life well lived.