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Russell Bruce Dornon

December 28, 1954 ~ September 15, 2022 (age 67)


Russell Dornon, age 67 of Cardington passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022, at his home. He was born on December 28, 1954, in Lancaster to Robert L. and Audrey L. (Kraft) Dornon who preceded him in death.

Russell was a 1972 graduate of Cardington-Lincoln High School.

Russell had worked as a welder at Marion Power Shovel and as a mechanic for Tom Dew Excavating. He loved watching his grandchildren play sports. He had a passion for cars and fishing. Russell enjoyed going up town for a cup of coffee.

On May 27, 1978, Russell married Debra (Coulter) in Cardington, she survives in Cardington.

In addition to his wife, Russell is survived by his son William (Brandy) Dornon of Cardington, his grandchildren, Tyler and Madison and his brother Bob (Sharon) Dornon of Marengo.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday September 17, 2022 at 4:00 PM at the Dornon residence.

Gompf Funeral Service of Cardington is honored to have been chosen to assist the Dornon family with Russell's final wishes.

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