Russel Uhrenholdt

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Monday June 24, 2024 at age 91.  Russ is predeceased by his cherished wife Ruth;  he is survived by children, Dave, Ken (Mary Ann) and Anne (Victor) Demjanenko; grandchildren, James Vanderpool (Karolina Lundmark), Scott (Carrie) Brant, Jennie Brant, Stephen (Theresa) Demjanenko, Carolyn Demjanenko; great-grandchildren, Sam and Selma Vanderpool, Alex and Lily Brant; niece, Dale Ann Raymond; nephew, Curtis Raymond.

Russ married Ruth Blanchard on June 12, 1955.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in 1955 then worked at Bendix first in South Bend, IN, then moved to Lincroft, NJ in 1960.  He received his MBA from Rutgers in 1968 while he had 3 young children.  He moved to Rochester, NY for Bendix in 1970.  Bendix left Rochester but Russ stayed and worked for CVC and later for the town of Ogden.  He was involved with the YMCA in NJ, boy scouts, was a longtime member and very active with Elmgrove United Methodist Church, a member of Silver Squares and Copycats Western Square Dance Club; he enjoyed volunteering at Unity Hospital and the medical building and with SWEM.  Russ enjoyed biking, camping, reading, traveling, canoeing, cross country skiing, gardening, feeding birds, going to the RPO and the theater with Ruth. He was involved with Rochester International Friendship Council/Global Connections and United Marraige Encounter for many years. He lived life to the fullest and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Russ’s celebration of life will be held Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Elmgrove United Methodist Church with a lunch reception to follow at the church.  Private interment, Elmgrove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to SWEM, or Elmgrove United Methodist Church in his memory.  

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