Russel H. Perschnick

Russel H. Perschnick died Feb. 27, 2015 at the age of 93.

He was born June 20, 1921 in Dwight, Ill. to parents John Perschnick and Emma Jane Williamson.

Mr. Perschnick worked as a plant foreman in the petroleum industry and was a member for the Air Corp during WWII. He enjoyed woodcarving and was a member of the Wood Carvers. He loved to read his Kindle paperwhite, hunting, fishing, and his donkey, Penny.

Mr. Perschnick was also a well known member of the “Lunch Bunch” at the Oakhurst Senior Center.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.

Mr. Perschnick is survived by his daughter, Kathy Pace; sons, Rex and his wife Wanda, and John and his wife Judy; and grandchildren Deanna, Marni, Christopher, and Russel.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., March 20, 2015 at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church.