Russell T. Stratton, age 47, of Woodstock, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock.
He was born February 13, 1962 in Woodstock to Richard E. and Nancy J. (Kurbyun) Stratton.
Formerly of McHenry, Russ had been a resident of Woodstock for the past 15 years. He was the proprietor of RTS Exteriors. In his youth he was a motocross racer. He had always enjoyed motorcycles, collecting Harley Davidson memorabilia and talking with Harley owners. He also enjoyed blues music and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his parent, William and Nancy Hansen; two sisters, Cindi (Odess) Dimopoulos of McHenry, Bambi (Robert) Jeskey of Trevor, WI.; his paternal grandmother, Majorie Hansen of McHenry; and two nephews, Gust and Jonathan.
He was preceded in death by his father Richard E. Stratton in 1973; a brother, Lawrence in 1990; his maternal grandparents, Art and Kathrine Kurbyun; and paternal grandfather, William Hansen.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, McHenry, IL 60050. Friends may send the family an online condolence at. www.justenfh.com , or call 815-385-2400 for information.