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Russell L. Oberdorf, Jr

1949 - 2018

Russell L. Oberdorf, Jr, 69, of Milton passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Danville on January 26, 1949, he was the son of the late Russell L. Oberdorf Sr. and Kathryn L. (Conard) Oberdorf Sonder.  He was married to the former Jacqueline Engleman, she survives.

Russell was a 1967 graduate of Milton High School and had worked for Milton Manufacturing Co. and Celotex retiring in 2012. 

He had served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 71 and the VFW Post 1665 and the 40 & 8 Club all of Milton, and the Union County Sportsmen’s Club, Millmont.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children Kelly Eister and her husband Scott of Florida, Chad Oberdorf of Florida, Michael Oberdorf and his wife Heather of Milton and Eric Oberdorf and his wife Nichole of Milton; five grandchildren Austin Oberdorf, Gabrielle Oberdorf, Zander Oberdorf, Addison Oberdorf, and Nadia Oberdorf; and two sisters Kathleen A. Wieand of Milton and Margaret E. Cravatt of Milton.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Sabrina Sandeen.

Friends and relatives will be received on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Shaw Funeral Home 400 N. Front St. Milton.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 2 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Michael Reese officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow in Milton Cemetery.


Jackie & Family: Chris told me last evening about Russ. I am so, so sorry to hear this. Terrible, I know. My thoughts are with you all. Please call me if you ever want to talk or if I can help you out in any way. Take Care Jackie.

Karen Engelman

Jackie and family, so very sorry to hear of Russ passing. A very good man that I always enjoyed seeing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bob Bastian

Our deepest sympathy to you all.

Wade,Molly,Jason and Daniel

My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I have fond memories of Russ from my younger years. Find comfort in and keep your memories close.

My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I have fond memories of Russ from my younger years. Find comfort in and keep your memories close.

Prayers and thoughts are with your family.Had the pleasure to meet him at his favorite hangout Buzzs. And worked briefly with his grand daughter Gabby. Find comfort in all your memories.So sorry.

Prayers and thoughts are with you Jackie and your family during this time. Prayers for peace and comfort during this time knowing that Russ is no longer suffering. He will always be in your heart and will be watching over you until you meet again. He was a good friend of my dad's as they worked together at Milton Manufacturing.
Kay (Emery) Aikey

Sorry to hear about Russ Randy Young

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. He will always be with you, He was a great man.
So sorry for your loss.
Gary & Carole Mitchell

so sorry to hear about russ.he was a good man.many good times as teenagers together.farewell to a fellow Vietnam vet.our deepest sympathy to Jackie and family.lon&cindy penny.

Aunt Jackie ,
I am so sorry about uncle Russ , my thoughts and prayers are with you and my cousins . Perry & Kerrie Bieber and Family

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