He was born Nov. 16, 1925, in St. Louis, son of George and Lucille Bell Schaefer.
Russell was a factory worker at Benjamin Moore in St. Louis.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Monday at Hahn Chapel Church in Marble Hill.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the church, with Gerald Huff officiating. Missouri military honors will follow. Private burial will be Tuesday in St. Marcus Cemetery in St. Louis.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.