OBITUARY

Russell Walter Hornfisher

June 1, 1920April 7, 2021

Russell Walter Hornfisher, age 100, passed away peacefully on April 7th, 2021. He was a beloved husband to Nancy for 69 years. Cherished father to Russell J (Bonnie) and Gary (Kim). Dear grandfather to Emma, Noah, and Austin.

Russell was a long-time resident of Harper Woods, Michigan. A community where he and Nancy raised their family and established many friendships. He was a huge Tiger fan, an avid reader, loved every dog he ever met, and was an active member of their church. Russell was a loyal employee at Michigan Consolidated Gas Company for over 40 years.

Visitation for Russell will be held on Sunday April 11th from 2 – 4 PM. A small private service with be held at 5 PM, by invitation only to provide adequate social distancing. Both the visitation and private service will be held at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236.

A funeral service with limited attendance will be held at Hope United Church of Christ, 35127 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. MI 48035 (586) 296-8760 on Monday April 12th at noon. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Hope United Church of Christ.

Services

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Tom Brown II

April 11, 2021

To Nancy and the Hornfisher family, all our members of the Brown Family share love with you and sorry that only Steve can attend the memorial service. He will convey our love and learn what is following for you Nancy. We hope to come and visit you later. Russell was a wonderful husband for you and warmly welcomed us when we could come to visit. Thanks for everything, love , Tom

Michael Fici

April 11, 2021

Russell and Gary, my deepest sympathy to you and your families on the passing of your Dad. He is a great man and both he and your Mom were so kind to us neighborhood kids. I have many fond memories of those times.

Trisha Burton

April 11, 2021

Russell has always been a very special friend and neighbor to our family. We have enjoyed many card games, tea parties and visits with Russell and Nancy. They were one of the highlights of our time living in Harper Woods. We will always remember Russell and cherish the memories we have of him❤

David Scheel

April 10, 2021

Russ Hornfisher was a dear neighbor and long time friend of my family. A kind, sincere
human being who, with his wonderful wife, Nancy, dedicated their lives to helping others. Their lives are an inspiration and a model for all.
God Bless and rest in peace dear man!🙏✝️☮

Dave and Jill Scheel

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Biography

ussell Walter Hornfisher, age 100, passed away peacefully on April 7th, 2021. He was a beloved husband to Nancy for 69 years. Cherished father to Russell J (Bonnie) and Gary (Kim). Dear grandfather to Emma, Noah, and Austin.

Russell was a long-time resident of Harper Woods, Michigan. A community where he and Nancy raised their family and established many friendships. He was a huge Tiger fan, and avid reader, loved every dog he ever met and was an active member of their church. Russ spent 40 loyal years working for Michigan Consolidated Gas Company.

Visitation for Russell will be held on Sunday April 11th from 2 – 4 PM. A small private service with be held at 5 PM, by invitation only to provided adequate social distancing. Both the visitation and private service will be held at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236.

A memorial service with limited attendance will be held at Hope United Church of Christ, 35127 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. MI 48035 (586) 296-8760 on Monday April 12th at noon. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Hope United Church of Christ.