Russell L. Soyk, age 66, of Abbotsford, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.
Russ was born on March 18, 1954, the son of Orville and Lillian (Severson) Soyk in West Bend. He graduated from Abbotsford High School in 1972. On September 8, 1978, Russ was united in marriage to Dawn Mahl in Neillsville. They resided in Abbotsford where they raised four sons.
Russ was a truck driver for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family including trips to Canada to fish and Montana, Colorado and New Mexico to elk hunt. Russ was an avid sports fan, especially involving his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching the Packers and Brewers. Most importantly, Russ cherished and loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
Russ is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dawn; four sons: Dan (Cheryl) of Colby, Ryan (Shannon) of Marshfield, Josh (Alyssa) of Abbotsford and Jordan (Cailee) of Colby; nine grandchildren: Hunter, Haylee, Addison, Avery, Aleah, Anna, Nolan, Kollyns and Myla. He is further survived by two brothers, Larry (Karen) of Abbotsford and Dennis of Loyal; a sister, Mary (Ken) Graun of Abbotsford; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Donald.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.maurinaschilling.com.
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