Carole J. Russell, age 78, of Bangor, formerly of Grand Junction passed away October 16, 2017 at her home. Carole was born July 1, 1939 in Almena Township the daughter of Clifford and Lilly (Hansen) Ellis. She lived the majority of her life in the Grand Junction area and several of her later years in Las Vegas. She enjoyed bingo, was previously involved with the Bloomingdale Cardinal Club, and enjoyed her career in social work helping others. She loved spending time with her family and activities with kids. Surviving are her 3 sons, Ray (Melanie) Russell of Grand Junction, Jim (Benny) Russell of Gobles, Mike Russell of Otsego; 6 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; 2 sisters, MaryAnn (Duane) Evou of TX, Karen (Tom) Annerino of Grand Junction; brother, Fred Ellis of OH; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by son, Thomas Russell; 2 great granddaughters, Cassadi, Kandice; brother, George Ellis; and sister, Patricia Ellis. The family will meet friends 6-8 PM Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Bloomingdale Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home where the funeral service will be 11:00 AM Saturday. According to her wishes cremation will follow the services and burial of cremains will take place at a later time in Spencer Hill Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be made to the Bloomingdale Cardinal Club.