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Marsha Leigh Russian Mansfield

March 6, 1960 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 61)


Marsha Leigh Russian Mansfield passed away peacefully at home at 2:36am Monday, October 4, 2021 surrounded by family.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday November 13, 2021 at Sarge's Banquet Hall, 409 E. Main Street, Danville, Illinois.

Marsha was born a St. Elizabeth Hospital on March 6, 1960 to Donald and Carol Russian.  She attended Danville High School, graduating in 1978.  She worked for Olan Mills Studio as a photographer for 20 years.  She later worked at McLane Midwest for several years.

Marsha married Gary Mansfield on February 10, 1994, he survives.  She enjoyed several trips to Hawaii and Jamaica that she spent with family and friends.  She enjoyed working for her neighbors doing yard work gardening, painting, and decorating their homes

She had a passion for interior decorating, also having a beautiful home that she decorated.  She loved decorating and spending time in her back yard.

Survivors include her brother Steve Russian (Debbie); her sister Laura Cooper; several nieces and nephews; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and also her close friends, Lisa Barker, Lori Wood, and Alan Vance.

The family would like to send a thank you to all of the Transitions Hospice nurses that cared for her.

In lieu of floral donations, the family would request any memorials to be made to the funeral home to assist in her final expenses. Messages and memories may be left on our website at, or on the Kruger-Coan-Pape Funeral Home Facebook page.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marsha, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
November 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Sarge s Banquet Hall, Danville, Illinois

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