60, of Kaaawa, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 23, 2017. The son of Donald Klutts and Clara Klutts, Russ was born on January 24, 1957 in St. Petersburg. Florida. He was a graduate of Seminole High School, served in the United States Air Force for 4 years and then attended and graduated from Southern University in Carbondale, Illinois earning a degree in mental health nursing. Shortly thereafter, he worked for the State of Hawaii Hospital in Kaneohe for 25 years. He had a love for his family, his dog Moki, and generally everything Hawaiian especially flowers. He is survived by his mother, Clara; brothers, Ricky, and John; sisters, Robin and Kathi; nephews, Larry, Matthew, Jess, and Cody; a great-niece and great-nephew, Kendall and Hunter, as well as other family members, co-workers and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Donald Klutts. All are welcome to join a Celebration of Russ's Life on Saturday, July 15th from 1-3 pm at the Courtyard Marriott, 55-400 Kam. Hwy. Laie, Hawaii. Russ will always be missed and never forgotten.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased