Russell R. Crundwell, age 44, of McHenry, died Friday, April 1, 2016, at his residence. He was born August 18, 1971, in Evergreen Park to Robert and Lenora (Powell) Crundwell.
Raised in Oak Lawn, Russell moved with his family to Round Lake Beach, where he attended Round Lake School District #116. He loved movies and super heroes, especially Superman. An avid camper, Russell also enjoyed barbequing and was a self-taught baker, making delicious cakes. For the last 14 years, he was employed by Rosen Motors of Lake Villa.
In addition to his parents, Russell is survived by his girlfriend, Jill Forte; five children, Amanda Crundwell, Emily Crundwell, Justin Crundwell, Anthony Forte and Michael Forte; his brother, Scott (Stacy) Crundwell; his sister, Kristina (Darren Wilkinson) Riska; his grandmothers, Dolores Fay Dougherty and Sue Powell; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL, 60050. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
For those wishing to express an expression of sympathy, memorials to the family will be greatly appreciated.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.