Russell D. Thormann, 92, of Lamar died Sunday, April 10th, 2022, at Russellville. An Army Veteran in 1949, becoming Sergeant First Class in 1953. He was born in Michigan, the son of the late Benjamin and Marie Thormann.
He is preceded in death by one son, Russell Donald Thormann, seven brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Janette (Michael) Winne of Allenton, MI; Jayne (Melvin) Williams of Rochester Hills, MI; one son, Donald Russell Thormann of Washington Twp, MI; two sisters; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was a retired Union member of Operating Engineers of 65 years and a bus driver for Lamar schools for several years. He was a member of Amvets in Armada, MI, VFW in Romeo, MI, VFW in Russellville, AR, American Legion in Clarksville, AR, DAV in Russellville, AR and American Legion Riders in Russellville, AR. His hobbies included horses (Shaker), trail riding, motorcycle riding and his roses.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at the Hardwicke Chapel in Clarksville, AR.
Funeral Services are 10 a.m., Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Hardwicke Chapel with Reverend Don Alexander officiating. Burial will follow at Lamar Cemetery in Lamar, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Mark Winne, Matt Winne, Christine Livernois, Amanda Balderas, Melvin Williams, Robert Steele and Matthew Balderas.
Luncheon to follow the service at the Lamar Community Center located at 601 Cabin Creek Avenue in Lamar, Arkansas.