Russell Sheese

Russell Lyle "Russ" Sheese

Monday, July 19th, 1937 - Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Russell Lyle “Russ” Sheese, 82, of Moline, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020, at Centennial Rehab, Moline.  Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation is 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline. Family and friends are required to wear masks provided by the funeral home. Private family graveside services will be held at Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Russell Lyle Sheese was born July 19, 1937 in Buffalo Prairie, IL, the son of Lloyd and Lucille (Summers) Sheese.   After high school, Russ enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served in Japan. Soon after returning to the U.S. he married the love of his life, Patricia Ranney, at the Aledo United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 7, 1958. He retired from Eagle Warehouse, Milan, IL. Russ was a member of the Aledo United Methodist Church and later joined Riverside Methodist Church after moving to Moline. In his youth, he enjoyed playing baseball and basketball. As an adult he enjoyed bowling and golfing with friends. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved making home movies and videos. Russ was a true family man. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Patty; children, Melanie (Daryl) Strathdee, Statesboro, GA, Valerie (Clif) Anderson, Bettendorf, IA; grandchildren, Kaylea and Justin Anderson; step-grandchildren, Leah Niles and Emily Strathdee and two step-great-grandsons.   Russ was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Richard “Dick” Sheese, and LaVon Rannow, and half-brother, Walter “Bud” Davison.
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Norma Short

Posted at 12:00am
My thoughts and prayers are with Patti on the passing of Russ. RIP. God Bless You

Judy & Walt Roll

Posted at 12:00am
Dear Patty and family,
We always enjoyed our visits with you and Russ. We send our love, prayers and sympathy to al of you.

Ted and Marilu

Posted at 12:00am
Patty and Family - Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Russ was always a kind man, and very involved with family. Even though we moved away from the Aledo area, we still thought of him kindly. Our prayers are with you all.

Judith Hug

Posted at 12:00am
Patty, so sorry to hear of Russ passing. May you know he is resting in peace and remember the wonderful lifetime the two of you had. When this crazy world returns to normal I will give you a big hug.

Love Judy

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