Russell R. Allington
Date of Birth
August 29, 1946
Omaha, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
July 24, 2017
Ashland, Nebraska
Memorial Service Directions

Friday, July 28, 2017 ~ 11:00 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Private Interment at a Later Date at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Thursday, July 27,2017 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Ashland Rescue Squad or First Christian Church, Ashland, Nebraska

Russell R. Allington, 70, of Ashland, NE, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland, NE.  He was born August 29, 1946 in Omaha, NE to Norman and Elaine (Peterson) Allington.  Russ graduated from Ashland High School in 1964.  On June 20, 1964, he married Sandra Rung at First Christian Church in Ashland, NE.

Russ was a lifelong farmer in the Ashland area.  He served on the Ashland-Greenwood School Board for 12 years, Ashland Rural Fire Board, Cass County Planning Commission and he served on the initial planning committee for the Ashland Medical Clinic.  Russ and his family were past recipients of the Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer, WOW Farm Family of the Week and the Good Neighbor Award at the Cass County Fair.  He enjoyed attending his grandkid’s activities, traveling, and spending winters in Arizona.

He is survived by wife of 53 years, Sandra Allington; children: Randy (Lori) Allington of Marion, IA, Jill (Jim) Klaudt of Ashland and Angela (Joseph) Konen of Ashland; grandchildren: Alex, Ben, Blake Allington, Jennifer and Jessica Klaudt, Mollie, Luke and Taylor Konen; brother, Roger (Linda) Allington of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Elaine Allington.

Condolences for Russell R. Allington
  1. Marlene and Tom Novotny
    • July 25, 2017 - 1 year ago

    So sorry for your loss, Randy and Lori and family. Keeping you in our prayers.

  2. Arliss Bowden Allen
    • July 26, 2017 - 1 year ago

    Sandy, I was shocked and saddened to see of Russells passing. I am so sorry. Because of another funeral at the same time I will be unable to attend the services but please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Alan Hilt
    • July 26, 2017 - 1 year ago

    I will never forget Russell the farm shows tractor pulls at the cass county fair or just the visits at the coop. Had a lot of fun times together. Russell will be missed but will always be in my memory.

  4. LaDonna France
    • July 26, 2017 - 1 year ago

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be missed by all.

  5. Della Dargantes Henriksen
    • July 27, 2017 - 1 year ago

    I am sorry to hear of Mr Allington’s passing. I remember he gave me my first job, walking beans! His jokes and smile, lit up those early mornings.Mrs Allingon, Randy, Jill and family, you are in our prayers.

  6. Jennifer (Brabham) Wachter
    • July 27, 2017 - 1 year ago

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Bev Moravec
    • July 27, 2017 - 1 year ago

    I am so sorry for your loss! He will be missed!
    He was a great renter of Bus’s farm. Now Ashley calls it “Ashley’s” farm!

  8. Carla and Rick and boys
    • July 28, 2017 - 1 year ago

    A father and grandfather has such a great influence on our lives. Prayers and hugs to Randy, Lori, Alex, Ben, and Blake and the rest of the Allington family! ❤️😓❤️

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