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Russell Alexander Porteous

January 11, 1940 October 21, 2018
Russell Alexander Porteous
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Obituary for Russell Alexander Porteous

Russell Alexander “Russ” Porteous, a lifelong resident of Clawson, Michigan died October 21, 2018 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was 78 years old. Russell was born in Highland Park, Michigan on January 11, 1940 to Milton Irwin Porteous an Mary Jane (Maiden name: Morneau) Porteous. 

Russell graduated in 1958 from Clawson High School and was an active member of the Clawson Eagles. He loved to golf. He had a number of hole-in-ones. He retired in 1993 as a Supervisor after 33 years with Ford Motor Company – Dearborn Plant. 

Russell is survived by his children; Christopher (Kimberly Murley), Theresa (Grayson) Goarcke, Timothy (Erin), Karin (Scott) Hayes-Porteous, Wendy (Scott) McCullough and Julie Porteous. 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. 

Russell is preceded in death by his wife Frances Ellen (Maiden name: Keto) Porteous on February 4, 2002. They were married October 31, 1959 at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Clawson, Michigan. His parents and his two siblings Ronald (Kay) Porteous and Carol (Douglas) Kerby. 

Visitation will be held 2 pm until 9 pm Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Gramer Funeral Home 705 North Main Street Clawson, Michigan 48017 (248) 435-9010

Funeral Service will be held 10 am Wednesday at the funeral home.  

Burial is to take place at White Chapel Cemetery.


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

23

Oct

2:00 PM 10/23/2018 2:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 10/23/2018 9:00:00 PM
Gramer Funeral Home

705 North Main Street
Clawson, MI 48017

Gramer Funeral Home
705 North Main Street Clawson 48017 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

24

Oct

10:00 AM 10/24/2018 10:00:00 AM
Gramer Funeral Home

705 North Main Street
Clawson, MI 48017

Gramer Funeral Home
705 North Main Street Clawson 48017 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

White Chapel Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

621 West Long Lake Road
Troy, Michigan 48098

621 West Long Lake Road Troy 48098 Michigan
United States
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