In Memory of




Obituary for Russell Isaac Thomashow

Russell Isaac Thomashow, age 27.  Devoted son of Andrew and Blythe (Kasen) Thomashow; loving brother of Robert and Rachel Thomashow; beloved grandson of Saul and Judith Thomashow and the late Margo Philbrick and the late Burton Kasen; dear nephew of Nancy (Jeffrey) Lichten, Kathianne (the late David) Smith, Lee (Doris) Kasen and Eric (Kim) Kasen; fond great-nephew, cousin and friend to many.  The family is respectfully requesting that the graveside funeral, which is Wednesday October 11th at 2:30 PM remain private for the family only, however the funeral can be viewed below live, or any time after the funeral.   Info 630-MITZVAH 630-648-9824

To honor our beloved Russell Thomashow in death, the Thomashow Family announces:


In the coming days/weeks, the Russell Isaac Thomashow Foundation will be created to help those in need of love and care that are struggling with drug addiction and mental illness. We want to create the foundation deliberately to make sure we are optimizing help to those who need it!

In the meantime, donations may be made to the gofundme link below for this purpose. Donations made will not be used for funeral expenses, the donations will only be used for helping those who need help.





Russell Thomashow Memorial Fund, organized by Robert Thomashow