Russell S. Shoemaker
August 24, 1950 - February 16, 2020
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc.
Mary Hinton
Joyce Clark
Denise Jackson & Family
casey landes
Kelli D Hathaway
Terry Boles
Kenny Walters
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Soller-Baker Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lafayette Chapel
400 Twyckenham Blvd
Lafayette, IN 47909
Friday 2/21, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service
St. James Lutheran Church
800 Cincinnati St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Saturday 2/22, 10:00 am

Russell S. Shoemaker, 69, of Lafayette, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born August 24, 1950, in Decatur, IL, to Marcella (Coon) Shoemaker of Decatur, IL and late Russell Shoemaker. Russell graduated from Lakeview High School in 1968 and attended Southern Ill. University. On July 17th, 1971 he married…

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Dr James Watson left a message on February 25, 2020:
Connie, I was shocked and saddened when upon my return from vacation I read of Russell’s passing. I always enjoyed his office visits and learning of his projects. He was truly a good man. Our brief sightings on Sunday after church were uplifting events in retirement. I do miss the contact with patients and friends. My deepest sympathy on your loss and our loss. Jim Watson
Mary Hinton left a message on February 23, 2020:
Russ was an amazing man and I'm thankful I had the opportunity to work with him. He was a talented craftsman and great person. I'm so sorry I was not able to be there Friday. Praying for the family! ❤
Joyce Clark left a message on February 21, 2020:
Rest in Pease dear cousin Joyce and Aunt Mary Ann Richey
Denise Jackson & Family left a message on February 20, 2020:
I’m so sorry. Your family will be in my prayers in this difficult time❤️🙏
casey landes left a message on February 20, 2020:
My thoughts and prayers are with you Connie and Lisa. Xoxo
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Paula McKinney left a message on February 20, 2020:
St. James Lutheran Church has been truly blessed by Russ' longtime, always-willing, ever-present servant leadership! Sharing prayers of thanksgiving for his life of devotion to serving his Lord and Savior, and trusting the Lord to provide loving peace and Christian comfort to Russ' family and friends as they celebrate his heavenly reward.
Kelli D Hathaway left a message on February 20, 2020:
You will be missed so much We all miss you already We all know that you are with our heavenly Father and we will see you again
Terry Boles left a message on February 19, 2020:
Connie & the Family, I wish to express my deepest sympathy with the passing of Russ. May those fond memories of him provide comfort and strength each and every day. We became friends while working together in our CAT Toolmaker Apprenticeships. I am blessed for having known him. He was a very caring and dedicated man with a very positive outlook on life. He will be greatly missed by myself and many others. May he rest in Eternal peace. May God Bless!!
LINDA TIMMONS left a message on February 19, 2020:
SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS. RUSS WAS SUCH A GREAT GUY. WILL MISS SEEING HIM COMING INTO VONTOBELS FOR MANY YEARS. HE NICK NAMED ME PINKY .BECAUSE WHEN I WOULD CHECK HIM OUT I ALWAYS HAD A PINK PEN.
LINDA TIMMONS left a message on February 19, 2020:
SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS. RUSS WAS SUCH A GREAT GUY. WILL MISS SEEING HIM COMING INTO VONTOBELS FOR MANY YEARS. HE NICK NAMED ME PINKY .BECAUSE WHEN I WOULD CHECK HIM OUT I ALWAYS HAD A PINK PEN.
Kenny Walters left a message on February 19, 2020:
So sorry to Russ family. Many good memories working along side a very good Man. May he rip!
Dave & Nancy Minton left a message on February 19, 2020:
Connie, Brian, Jason & Lisa, we were so sorry to hear this sad news. Your husband and father was a highly respected, Christian man and it was evident. Our prayers are that you will all be comforted with the hope of eternal life in Heaven. Our deepest sympathy.
Chris Taylor left a message on February 18, 2020:
My sincerest condolences to the family and all who knew Russ as one of the nicest people. Heaven has gained another Carpenter
Margaret (Margo) Freeman left a message on February 18, 2020:
Connie and family, I'm so sorry for your loss of Russ, he was a great friend to all. Sorry to lose another classmate. Keeping you all in my prayers.
Margaret (Margo) Freeman left a message on February 18, 2020:
Connie and family, I'm so sorry for your loss of Russ, he was a great friend to all. Sorry to lose another classmate. Keeping you all in my prayers.
Anne Berstler & left a message on February 18, 2020:
Connie, Brian, Jason , Lisa and Daren we are deeply saddened by your loss. Know that he is now in the arms of his Savior! We will be keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and beyond. May he Rest In Peace .
Catherine Vanderipe left a message on February 18, 2020:
Connie, Lisa and family. I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Always keep his memory close in your heart. Cathy Vanderipe (Mandi Angstadt's mom)
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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