Annabelle K. Russell
Annabelle Russell, 78, of Rifle, passed away March 15, 2011 at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.Annabelle was born Oct. 15, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to Frederick and Emily (Peterson) Glasshoff. She worked as a Dental Hygienist for most of her life. After her retirement from that profession, she went to work as a cook at the Veterans Nursing Home in Rifle.Annabelle loved bird watching, knitting & crocheting, traveling to Oregon to visit family and she was always talking about her cats Patches and Inky. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.Annabelle is survived by her daughter Emily (Joseph) Varanai; sons Jerry and Donald Russell; and her grandson Todd Varanai.Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
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