Rosario J Oddo (Russ) 76, of Chippewa Falls, Wi., passed away February 20, 2018 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital. Russ was born on June 11, 1941 in Detroit, Mi. He graduated from St Joseph’s High School and continued his education at Wayne State University.
Russ was married to Betty on June 21, 1981. They were married for 36 years.
Russ worked as a buyer for Factory Motor Parts in Eagan, Minnesota for 18 years before retiring. He commuted more than 1,000,000 miles. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and playing cards. He was also a partner at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Russ is survived by his wife Betty, children Vito, Russell (Julie), Kristin (Wayne), Darren (Crystal), and Kim (Terry), grandchildren Kayla, Mara, Ally, Charlie, Marissa, Nick, Ella, Evan, Rusty, Grace, Olivia and Ciara, sisters Frances, Catherine and Barbara, nieces, nephews and friends.
Russ is preceded in death by his parents Vito and Katherine, brothers Jerry and Nick, sister in law Marge, brothers in law Ed Koliba, Vincent Asaro, Frank Landa and daughter in law Linda.
The family extends a heart felt thank you to Dr Somsak Tanawattanacharoen for giving us more time with Russ. We would also like to thank the various floors and staff at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital where Russ was a patient. Also a huge thank you to Dr. Mason and the wound care staff at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital. You were an appreciated part of his life.
A Celebration of Life Luncheon will be held at The Fill Inn Station in Chippewa Falls, Saturday, March 24, 2018, at noon.