Russell D. Etzenhouser, III, M.D. passed away on January 2, 2013 at the age of 78. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marie, daughter, Missy, son Russell IV and his wife Beth and grandsons, Russell V and Robert, son Bill and his wife Shelley and grandchildren Claire and Brian. Russell was born in Independence, Missouri on November 25, 1934. He was a graduate of William Chrisman High School, The University of Kansas and The University of Kansas Medical School. He served in the United States Air Force. He was a much admired pediatrician in Johnson County for nearly 50 years. His true passion, after medicine, was his family and he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Visitation will be Saturday, January 5 at 1 pm, followed by a memorial service at 3 pm at The Presbyterian Church of Stanley, 14895 Antioch, Overland Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Lakeview Village Foundation Good Samaritan Fund or The Presbyterian Church of Stanley.