Russell L. Ausmus…September 5, 1928 – March 21, 2017


obit-7            A celebration of life for longtime Two Buttes resident, Russell Ausmus will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Two Buttes Gym with Pastor Terry Krayenhagen officiating. Interment will follow at the Two Buttes Cemetery.

Visitation for Russell will be held at the Two Buttes Gym prior to the service from 9:00 AM until service time.

Russell was born on September 5, 1928 at Santa Ana, California to Luther Vivian and Maggie Edith (Marriott) Ausmus and passed away on March 21, 2017 at the Southeast Colorado Long Term Care Center in Springfield, Colorado at the age of 88.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Terry Lynn Ausmus and his parents.

Russell is survived by his wife, June Ausmus, five children, Glen “Spike” (Sheryl) Ausmus and Randy (Kathryn) Ausmus all of Two Buttes, Darla Burton of Weatherford, OK, Daniel (Jilliane) Ausmus and Sue Ann Hume all of Two Buttes, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by numerous cousins and a host of friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Two Buttes United Methodist Church either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.

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