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Russell “Coach” J. Hynst

December 15, 1949 - August 19, 2023
Krause Funeral Home Brookfield
21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 9/9, 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Krause Funeral Home Brookfield
21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 9/9, 4:00 pm

It is with profound sadness, the Hynst family announces the unexpected death of Russell Joseph Hynst, our father and beloved grandfather on August 19th, 2023. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 15th, 1949 to Joseph and Julia Hynst, who preceded him in death. Russ leaves behind two sons and their wives: Joseph (Julie), Andrew (Amanda),Continue Reading

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Ms. Jurczyk-Kroll left a message on September 12, 2023:
You were SUPERMAN at Elm, and will be missed forever. Love always, and thank you for being GREAT! We"ll meet again in Heaven! You are a bright star shining among many.
Tiffany Ware-Callaway left a message on September 9, 2023:
Mr.H you are truly missed. I walk into the building pass the gym just hoping to see you there and hear you say hey Kid. To have our morning chats, lunches, chatting more while I accompanied you with the kindergartners in gym class was the best parts of my day. I’m glad we spoke and kept in touch this summer. You made a great impact on the staff at Elm as well as the students. You’ll always have a special place in my heart. Thanks for all the advice and help you provided over the years. Love alway “Kid”.
Warnetta Johnson left a message on September 9, 2023:
Coach will truly misses. He would greet me every morning as I walked in the door. He spoiled me and the entire staff with treats. I told him he was gonna make me fat and we would laugh. I will truly miss the laughter he brought into the building. Rest Well Friend!
Glen Randall Stavens left a message on September 3, 2023:
In memory of Russell “Coach” J. Hynst, Glen Randall Stavens lit a candle
Glen Randall Stavens left a message on September 3, 2023:
I have known Russ for nearly 37 years. We worked professionally together in MPS, and he remained a friend for all those years. Please accept my sympathy and may light perpetually shine upon him as his memory is for a blessing!
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Joe Pawlitsch left a message on August 31, 2023:
My deepest condolences to Russell‘s family and friends. Russell and I were close in high school. We both played on the football team and I enjoyed watching Russ play basketball. We recently reconnected and we had a great conversation. Given Russ’s outgoing personality, knowledge, and sports abilities, it makes perfect sense that he would become affectionately known as the “Coach”. God Bless. Joe Pawlitsch
Ashley Steffen left a message on August 29, 2023:
I miss you. I miss hearing your voice. I miss your words of encouragement reminding me that you were proud of me and everything I was doing. I miss the “love ya kiddos” and thoughts of more meals shared together. Out of the most difficult of times I have been through, you showed up, more than ever, as you do for everyone you care about. Thank you for being a part of my life and showing me you truly cared about me, although I was not one of your own. You’re one of the good ones. And I’m blessed to have known you.
William Novicki left a message on August 29, 2023:
I went to St. Ed's High School with Russ and was in a number of classes with him. I enjoyed watching him play both football and basketball and totally enjoyed his companionship. Although I have not spoken to him recently, the last time was at one of our high school reunions, I will truly miss a significant member of our class of 1968.
Ken Roane left a message on August 29, 2023:
I went to high school with Russ & played football & basketball with him. Together we made some terrific memories. Over the past 5 years, I talked with him about every 2 weeks. I can honestly say, as a true friend of his, he will be deeply missed & thought of often. Rest in peace my old friend....Ken (class of '68)
Daniel W Lippert left a message on August 29, 2023:
My condolences to Joseph and Andrew Hynst, Ron Henderson, Deny Schalk and their extended families. Russ was a special man who was generous with his love and time with all he knew. It was a pleasure to know him and he will be dearly missed.
Mary Jungbluth left a message on August 26, 2023:
My condolences to Andy(Amanda) and the entire family. Unfortunately I will not be to attend "Coach's" service. But my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gail Rathsack left a message on August 26, 2023:
Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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