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Russell W. "Russ" Schuchman

April 2, 1969 — December 9, 2021

Russell W. "Russ" Schuchman was born on April 2, 1969, to Ronald Wayne Schuchman and Mary Margaret (Wanko) Schuchman in Ponca City, OK. He passed away on December 9, 2021.

Russ attended Newkirk Public Schools and graduated high school in 1987. He attended Cowley Community College from 1987-1988. Russ received his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Oklahoma State University in 1992. He earned a Masters of Science in Physical Education from The Ohio University in 1993. Russ was the Certified Athletic Trainer at Norman High School from 1993 to present, 28 years.

Russ touched the lives of so many coaches and athletes during his career at Norman High. He loved woodworking, camping, snow skiing, and the outdoors.

Russ is survived by his wife, Nan Schuchman of Norman, OK, two sons, Reed Schuchman of Norman, OK and Rylan Schuchman of Norman, OK; mother, Mary Schuchman of Newkirk, OK; two sisters, Kim Finuf and husband David of Newkirk, OK and Melissa Schuchman and husband Allen Tetrault of Red Lodge, MT; four nieces, Erin Wells, Kayla Finuf, Amanda Tetrault and Emily Tetrault; two great-nieces, Kenzie and Addy; great nephew, Easton; mother-in-law, Nancy Roley of Norman; and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Schuchman; paternal grandparents, Paul & Edna Schuchman; maternal grandparents, John & Helen Wanko; father-in-law, Ervin Roley.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Thomas More University Parish

1535 Jenkins Avenue, Norman, OK 73072

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