Russell Lawrence Cassens

August 18, 2021


Russell Lawrence Cassens, 92, of Campobello, SC passed away on August 18, 2021.  He was the son of the late Lawrence and Marie Markert Cassens and husband of Ruth Doering Cassens.

He was a manufacturing engineer with Eaton Corporation and served in the US Marine Corps.   He enjoyed Hunting, fishing, and planting trees, bushes and flowers. He loved nature, traveling and taking photos of his family, friends and of his trips.  

He was married in Wisconsin on November 2, 1985 to Ruth and they have spent 35 wonderful years together.  He always called her sunshine and she always called him my sweetie.

Russell is also survived by his two daughters Deborah Krueger (Delmar) of Wisconsin and Melanie Nelson (Terry) of Matthews, NC; five grandchildren Alyssa Sales (Aaron), Andrew Nelson (April), Matthew Nelson (Allison), Jennifer McDermott (Mike), Cassandra Olson (Jim); 10 great grandchildren; and friends and relatives in Germany.

A private service will be held for the family.  Burial will be in Salisbury National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 715 Broadway Street
Quantico, VA 22134.


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