Michael Richard Jeffrey Russell
  • 27 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 22, 1981
  • Place of birth:
    Orillia, Canada
  • Date of passing: Aug 15, 2009
  • Place of passing:
    Beaverton, Canada
Let the memory of Michael be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Michael Russell, 27, born on November 22, 1981 and passed away on August 15, 2009. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Diane Russell on 22nd November 2014

"Happy Birthday Michael. I love you and I miss you so very much and I am trying hard to live this life without you in it. I am sending you all the Love in the whole wide World, a Trillion kisses and a lifetime of Hugs. You will always be number one in my Heart. I love you Mike. <3 <3 <3"

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 15th August 2014

"Michael it has been 5 years now and you are as missed as much today as you were when you left us. We have so many pictures of you and we are so glad that you were such a photographer. You were such an entertainer. I always compared you to Jim Carrey..Always making people laugh. You even looked like him in some of your pictures. We love you and miss you so much my wonderful grandson. You lived life to the fullest and loved every minute of it. Take care of Nan and you both be there when its my turn to leave this earth. I am looking so forward to seeing you both again someday. Life has not been the same. Love you...xoxo  Nan..PS..I hope you can make spaghetti in heaven cause you were the best.."

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 19th December 2013

"Michael here it is Christmas time again. The fifth one without you and its just as hard as it was for us the first Christmas you were gone. It doesn't get easier because we lost a wonderful loving kind young man that everyone loved. Your Mom is coming from out West in 4 days to spend Christmas with us all and we will go on missing you forever til the day when we can all be together again. We will light a candle for you and I miss you so much it hurts so bad. Cody misses you and loves you more than you could ever know. We will see you again. Til then love you. Nan..."

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 22nd November 2013

"Happy Birthday my dear boy. You would have been 32 today. You and Uncle Harry I know are celebrating your birthdays together on this day. We all love both of you and miss you so much. I know we will be together again all of us. Its just a matter of time. Life as we knew it will never ever be the same. There are so many many memories of you around this house. Part of us went with you the day you were taken away and that part we will never get back til we see you again. So til then rest in peace my love. My forever love...lots of hugs and kisses...Nan, Grandpa, Cody, Aunt Lo, Rocky and Aunt Laura. xoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Diane Russell on 22nd November 2013

"Happy Birthday my Sweet Angel. This will be the 5th year of no Birthday Hugs. God I wish you were here to get that good old Birthday Hug. I Love you more then words can say and I Miss you with every beat of my Heart. You will always be the light in my life even when there is darkness, I will just think of you.. I love you Mike Russell. Love for all of eternity, Love Mom. xoxooxoxo"

This tribute was added by Laura Croft on 8th September 2013

"I miss you!!  xoxoxoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 4th September 2013

"Hi Mike..we were out to the cemetery today and talked to you for a while. We miss you and love you so much. I left a smurf for you cause I know you loved them.....Nan...xoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 19th August 2013

"Mike it has been 4 years now since you were taken in such a cruel way. It never gets easier. The pain is always there. Losing you has left such a void in all of our hearts. Cody misses you more than words can ever say. Nobody could give hugs and kisses like you could. We go out to the cemetery and talk to you. I left you a smurf as I know how much you loved them. Forever Love...Nan.xoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Diane Russell on 16th August 2013

"To my boy Michael Russell.I will always be so proud of you for so many reasons. I Miss you more and more each day. You were my Best Friend and my reason for living, and I Love you more then words can say. We will be with each other again, and I know you will always be with me... Love Mom.. xoxoxooxooxoxo"

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 22nd November 2012

"Happy 31st. Birthday my dear boy. Its been over 3 years since you left us. The pain never gets any easier. We love and miss you more than you could ever imagine. The void you left in all of us is unimaginable. I always told people that time will heal the pain but as of yet it hasnt even touched it. I know we will see you again some day and am looking forward to it. Love and miss you..Nan."

This tribute was added by Terri Gullison-Horton on 30th June 2012

"Mike I am so pleased that I got to know you. I am so glad that I got to spend 11 years of my life knowing you. You were a wonderful young man. So happy and full of life. I have never met a young man like you and I know that I never will.
   You left a lot of happy memories behind for a lot of people. You truly will never be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Diane Russell on 30th June 2012

"My beautiful boy.It is hard to believe that I will have to live without you in my lifetime, but know in my heart that I will be with you again. I love and miss you so much Mike. You loved me like no one else has ever and knew and understood me like no one will. You will always be that very special person in my life Mike and I so wish I could bring you back to hug you and never let you go."

This tribute was added by Elaine Brodhagen on 29th June 2012

"To my wonderful grandson who was taken away from us far too soon. You were always a loving and caring person whom everybody loved. We all miss and love you more than anyone could know. If only RIP meant return if possible. I know you would be here with all   who love you, family and friends. I dont know anyone who had more friends than you did. They all love you. With all my love..Nan..xox"

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