Charlotte Elaine Russell

Charlotte Elaine Russell of Safford, lost her battle with cancer on October 22, 2019 at the age of 85.  She was born in Detroit, Michigan to Anthony & Anna Lasek with her brother Johnny and her two half sisters, Darlene & Cathleen.

Charlotte graduated from High School in Brighton, Michigan in 1952.  She met and married Harry Samuel Russell, Jr. in 1960 and soon after began working as a secretary at the Sheriff’s Department in Livingston County Michigan.

Charlotte loved quilting, traveling, cooking, baking, doing multiple kinds of crafts and enjoyed going to yard sales but most importantly, she loved being a good wife to her husband Harry.  During some of their travels together, they traveled from Florida to the South Pacific on cruises and by air.  Charlotte donated most of her crafts and quilts to help raise funds for her church, the American Legion, VFW and the Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Harry Russell, Jr. and her two half sisters Darlene & Cathleen.

Charlotte is preceded in death by her parents, Anthony & Anna Lasek and her brother Johnny Lasek.

No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at