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Russell George Gould
(12-26-1938 - 03-09-2021)

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 Russell George Gould, 82, of Elgin, passed away peacefully with his wife and children at his side, on March 9, 2021. He was born on December 26, 1938 in Elgin, IL the son of Percy and Clara (Wiesbrock) Gould. He graduated from Elgin High School in 1956. He was an Electrician with IBEW # 117 for 42 years prior to his retirement.

He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge # 799.

Survivors include his wife: Sharlene Gould (nee Smith), to whom he married on June 20, 1959; 3 children: Karen (Don) Giobbia, Jim (Laurie) Gould and Jani (Greg) Settanni; 4 grandchildren: Josh (Caitlin) Reese, Alli Settanni, Tori Settanni and Jeremy Gould; siblings: Joyce Garrett and Ray Gould; along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister: Shirley Staudenmeyer.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 3:00pm-7:00pm at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Funeral service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Church. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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