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Russell William Grainger

June 21, 1959 - April 4, 2015


Russell William Grainger passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015.  Russ was the youngest son of Raymond and Shirley Grainger.  He was born in Murrayville, BC and moved to Kimberley when he was a year and a half old.

Russ married the true love of his life, Barb, 34 years ago.  He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Barb; his children Brett and Heidi Grainger and Kara and Eric Smyth as well as his grandchildren; Sage and Easton Grainger and Brynlee Smyth.  Also left to mourn his passing is  his mother, Shirley, his brother Leigh and Donna Grainger, his sister Theresa and Don Dewitt and his mother and father-in-law, Ken and Glenna Hall.  He leaves his brothers and sisters-in-law, Les & Sherry Hall, Dan & Trish Hall, Darlene & Keith Reynolds, Carolynne & David Fabro, and their families.  Russ was predeceased by his father, Raymond in 2008.

A Memorial Service to commemorate the life of Russ will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook.  Following the service, there will be a fellowship luncheon at the Heritage Inn in the West Ballroom, 806 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook.  Donations will be gratefully accepted in Russ’s memory to the Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114  Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Doug Botterill
Relation: Friends (1978)

Our condolences to Russell’s family, Russell was one of the nicest people that you’d ever meet.

From: Rieva and Andy McCuaig
Relation: Former neighbors in Lower Blarchmont

We are very sorry to hear of Russ’s passing. Thinking of you Barb and family.

From: Sherry Christensen
Relation: Friend

Barb and Grainger Family and Hall Family
Sorry for you loss. Russ will be missed by all.
Big Hugs
Sherry Daigle Christensen

From: Jean Heuer, Doug + Leta Heuer
Relation: relation to Glenna & Ken

Thinking of you, wishing the comfort of family and friends help console you in this time of deep sorrow.

From: Jocelyne Martin
Relation: Kindergarten

I was so sorry to hear about Russel. I have fond memories of ‘sharing his Mom’ and being buddies in kindergarten. May the strength of your friendships and family ties help you through your loss.

From: Joanne (Holmes) Baskerville
Relation: School Friend

My heartfelt condolence to Barb & family, Russ was kind and genuine, love and friendship to the Grainger & Hall families

From: Mike and Sherry Waites

Our thoughts are with you during this very difficult time. Words can not express our sorrow!

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 11, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Mark Memorial Funeral Home
2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114 

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