Russell R. Radke, resident of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, formerly of Roscoe, Illinois, passed away on August 31, 2018, at home with his family after a battle with cancer.
Russell was born April 4, 1956, in Harvard, Illinois. He was raised and went to school in Roscoe, Illinois. He later became a pipefitter for Local 23 in Rockford, Illinois. Russ was fun loving, caring and put himself into everything he did. He loved retirement, traveling with his wife, and anything that had to do with the outdoors, especially kayaking with his friends.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Tammy, children: Rayce Bronson and Rae Radke (Colorado), Reety Radke (Roscoe), Kari Dettmer, Myrtle Beach, and grandson Tyler Dean; sisters Georgeann (Terry) Dahm (Roscoe) and Wanda Radke (Colorado); brother Larry (Sue) Radke (Caledonia) and all of the friends he made along the way.
Memorial service will be held on October 6, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at the Roscoe United Methodist Church.