Russell Gordon Fernstrom, 81 of Hemet, California passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Hemet Valley Medical Center in Hemet, California .
Born Thursday, October 1, 1931 in Werhawken, New Jersey to the late Raymond G. Fernstrom and Mabel Lagerlorf.
Russell was a member of The Fraternal Order of Eagles, he enjoyed playing shuffleboard, working with crossword puzzles, and was a published author.
Russell is survived by his beloved wife, Dianna Lynn Fernstrom,
sons, Roy Fernstrom and Kris Fernstrom, sisters, Barbara, Selma, and Trina and 5 step-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his first wife of 52 years, Beverly Fernstrom.