BARBARA A. “PEGGY” RUSSELL
Barbara A. “Peggy” Russell, age 83, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 8, 1935, in Toledo, to Ralph and Lucille (Lahey) Sattler. Barbara married Royal Russell on February 19, 1955, and together they raised seven children.
Peggy worked for many years as a secretary, including at St. Rose Church. She was a lifelong member of St. Rose Parish.
Peggy was widely known as a rosary maker and taught many others the art. She coordinated volunteers to make mission rosaries that were distributed throughout the world. She was blessed to visit Medjugorje and led a Medjugorje prayer group. She was very devoted to her faith and was a loving mother and grandmother who will always be remembered.
Peggy is survived by her seven children, Jeff (Joy Tucholski), Joe (Sue), John (Denise), Terry (Meghan), Patrick (Stacey) Russell, Diane (Rol) Haas and Sharon (Bob) Hufford; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and sister, Patricia (Ed) Relitz. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Royal Russell; granddaughter, Holly Hufford; daughterin-law, Terry Lee Russell; great-grandson, Jackson Russell; brothers, Stanley and Thomas Sattler; sisters, Jeanette Krout, Betty Elkhart, Lois Bruce and Donna Mocniak.
Family and friends visited at the Sujkowski Walker Funeral Home, 830 Lime City Road, Rossford, on Friday, July 5, from 2 to 8 p.m., where recitation of the rosary will be held at 7:30. Visitation continued on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., at St. Rose Church in Perrysburg. A Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10 a.m. in the church. Interment followed at St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Contributions in Peggy’s memory may be directed to St. Rose Church. To leave online expressions of sympathy for the family visit walker funeralhomes.com.