Stanley Russell, 77, of Shelby, passed away from natural causes on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Great Falls, Mont.
He was born on June 9, 1937, in Glasgow, Mont., to Stanley and Beth Russell. He attended various Valley County country schools where his mother taught. He graduated from Opheim in 1956. He then went to Northern Montana College in Havre and later North Dakota State College of Science.
He worked in the oil fields for 8 to 10 years and then went to work for the railroad in 1967, where he was a track inspector and later as supervisor until he had to retire due to an injury in Octobe...