Russell V. Au

January 06, 1927 ‒ October 01, 2009

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Russell V. Au, age 82, of Mansfield, passed away Thursday October 1, 2009 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

He was born January 6, 1927 in Richland County the son of Victor and Dora Au, and remained a lifelong area resident.

On January 19, 1946 he married Margaret (Wilt) Au with whom he celebrated 63 years of marriage. She survives in Mansfield.

Russell worked at JM Cousin as well as Lucas Schools. In his free time he enjoyed tinkering in his basement working on lawn mowers and woodworking.

In addition to his wife Russell is survived by a daughter Linda Hedrick of Mansfield, a grandson Tim Hedrick of Mansfield, a sister Doline “Dollie” Gushard of Mansfield, along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law Vernon Leroy Hedrick, four brothers Homer, Paul, Lloyd, and Roy Au; and a sister Mabel Shoemaker.

The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Au family with compassionate cremation services.