MUSCATINE, Iowa – Russell Tisor, 69, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
Celebration of Life will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at the Fruitland Community Center, 104 Sand Run Road, Fruitland, Iowa, 52749. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made, in his honor, to the family and dropped off at the Celebration of Life.
Russell was born on December 28, 1953, in Muscatine, the son of Wilbur Harrison and Beulah Mae Todd Tisor. He married Frances Ruffner on June 3, 2016.
He retired from HON in 2016 after many years. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and NRA. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and children, riding his motorcycle, fishing, hunting, especially duck hunting, grilling, woodworking, and spending time outdoors.
Russell is survived by his wife, Frances Tisor; five children, Jill Walter and husband, Dewayne, John Newcomb Jr. and Kristy, Justin Newcomb, Kayleen Kight and husband, Jake, and Shannon Wieskamp; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; three siblings, Chester ‘Chet’ Tisor, Joyce Plemmons and husband, Jerry, and Vickie Wilhelme; three nieces; and four nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Tisor; and brother-in-law, Stephen Wilhelme.