Russell John Drabbs, 54, died Sept. 4 , in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
He was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Bell, the son of Frank and Mary Drabbs. He grew up in Hinsdale and later attended four years of college.
Living in Missoula, Wyoming, Alaska, Saudi Arabia, Oregon, and New Mexico, he worked for the Bureau of Land Management.
On Jan. 31, 1965, he was married. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Elks Lodge.
Survivors include the widow, Dicenta; the parents of Hinsdale; three sisters, Mrs. R.E. Galor and Mrs. R.R. Stender, both of Seattle, and Mrs. F.L. Sanford of Miles City; and two brothers, Foran of Hinsdale and Thomas of Seattle.
Services held in St. Albert’s Catholic Church. Burial in Hinsdale Hillview Cemetery.