PORT WASHINGTON, WIS. - Rus-sell J. Halkerston, president and chief operating officer of polyurethane products maker Molded Dimensions Inc., died of cancer Dec. 19 in Milwau-kee. He was 68. Halkerston co-founded the Port Washington-based company and was a member and past president of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association. He also was past president of the Wisconsin Rubber Group, and a member of Cosbe Group in Milwaukee.
A Cleveland native, Halker-ston graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland with a degree in engineering. He served with the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Mitzi; daughters Caren Groose of Brookfield, Wis., and Beth Boehre of Chicago; brother David of Cleveland; and five grandchildren.