Russell “Rusty” Krall died Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016, in his Estes Park home in Colorado following a brief illness. He was 88 years old.
Russell George Krall was born on Sept. 3, 1927, at the family farm home off Highway 1 in Johnson County. His parents were George and Julia (Fuhrmeister) Krall. After graduation from Iowa City High School, Rusty enlisted, at the age of 17, in the U.S. Navy toward the end of WWII.