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Mr. Russell Reasland

Obituary for Mr. Russell Reasland

November 8, 1938 - July 16, 2017
Creston, Iowa | Age 78


Russ Reasland, 78, of Creston, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate the service. The family requests causal dress. Burial will be at the Summit Cemetery in rural Cromwell. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, with family receiving friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be made at

Russell 'Russ' Raymond Reasland, son to Mildred (Hogenkamp) and Robert Reasland, was born on November 8, 1938, in Adams County, Ia. He was educated in the Creston Community Schools and graduated from Creston High School with the class of 1956. Following graduation, Russ joined the United States Army and was a reservist for six years.

Russ was united in marriage to Margie L. Hoadley on June 13, 1965, at the Methodist Church in Greenfield. Russ was an electrician, working for and running Lines Electric and then worked at Wellman's in Creston. He also farmed on the side and most recently had farmed with his son Scott.

Russ was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston and for many years was active with White Tails Unlimited.

Russ is survived by his wife Margie of Creston; son Scott of Lenox; daughter Laura (husband Marv) Palmer of Creston; daughter-in-law Tabitha Reasland of Creston; three grandchildren, Taylor Suiter, Sydney Suiter and Carter Reasland; brother Glenn Reasland of Mountain Home, Ark., sister Bonnie Hodge of Creston; brother-in-law Lawrence Marin of Creston and sister-in-law Maxine Fulton of Waukee. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Eric Reasland, sisters Mary Ford and Hazel Martin and a brother in infancy.



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