Russell Kwapil, 71, of Racine passed away expectantly, in his home on Sunday November 5, 2017. He was born February 11, 1946 in Racine, the son of Russell and Lillian (NEE: Anderson) Kwapil. A proud Navy Veteran, Russell loved to go up north, fish and bowl. He loved shooting darts and watching football especially the Racine Raiders, who he played for in his younger years. He will be deeply missed by his wife Janie (NEE: Leonard) Kwapil, 2 children Michele Miller and Nicholas Kwapil along with 1 grandchild Erin Miller. Russell also leaves behind 2 sisters JoAnne Cruz and Susan Anderson and 1 sister-in-law Debbie Mertins. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister Barb Helding. Private family services and burial were held for Russell upon his wishes.