The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


July 28, 2013

Marissa E. Russow

Jasper, Mo. — Marissa Elizabeth Russow,  age 17, of Jasper, Mo., passed away July 24, 2013.

She was born Oct. 18, 1995, in Joplin, Mo., to Pete and Marianna (Ross) Russow. She was a student at Jasper High School, where she was a member of the Band and had previously participated in several sports.

Survivors include her mother, Marianna Russow, of Jasper; her father and stepmother, Pete and Heather Russow, of Carthage, Mo.; one brother, Austin Russow, of Carthage; one step-brother, Dustin Smith, of Neosho, Mo.; one half-brother, Tanner Russow, of Carthage; paternal grandmother, Norma Russow, of Carthage; maternal grandmother, Marian Ross, of Stafford, Texas. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Charles Russow Sr.; and her maternal grandfather, John Ross.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Jasper High School Gymnasium, Jasper. The family will receive friends  Monday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jasper High School Gymnasium. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Mo.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Marissa Russow fund at any Southwest Missouri Bank.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper, Mo.

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