Obituary of Charmion K. Russell
Charmion “Charm” Kay Russell was a caring partner, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world on August 24, 2023 at the age of 84.
She was born to Glenn and Carmenita Hauschulz in DesMoines, Iowa on January 21, 1939. After graduating from high school, Charm chased her dreams, ultimately working a long career at Monsanto conducting quality control for the agriculture biotechnology division. She attained her Bachelors Degree late in life, an achievement for which she was very proud.
In 1999, Charm left her home in Wentzville, Missouri and took all her possessions to a new home in Gilbert, Arizona with her partner Gerald Miller. Charm loved spending time with any and all animals that happened to enter into her life. She had two horses, Ritzy and April, as well as numerous dogs and cats.
Charm is survived by her partner, Gerald Miller of Gilbert, Arizona, her son, Anthony Russell of Bellflower, California, and her step-daughter Jeri Mels of Littleton, Colorado. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Bryan Mels of Golden, Colorado, and Alicia Mels of Lakewood, Colorado, as well as great grandchildren, Danny, Madelyn, and Eddie. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, and her brother Kent Hauschulz of San Diego, California.
The family will receive friends at the Falconer Funeral Home at 251 W. Juniper, Gilbert, AZ., on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00PM for a short visitation. Funeral services will be at the Old Union Cemetery in Lincoln, Illinois at a later date to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Charm's name to the Arizona Animal Welfare League, https://aawl.org/content/donate.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charmion Russell, please visit Tribute Store