Fritz Risner, 84, of Lawton, IN passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020 at his home. He was born on December 5, 1936 in North Judson, IN to the late Huston and Lewie [Marshall] Risner. Fritz married Patricia Nies on July 21, 1973 in Winamac, IN. He was a retired truck driver. Fritz was an outdoorsman and especially loved fishing, gardening, and mowing. He also enjoyed tinkering on anything and everything. Fritz was a loving and devoted husband, daddy, and grandpa. He had an infectious laugh and enjoyed getting the last word in. Fritz will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Patricia [Nies] Risner, Lawton, IN Wife
Tammy (Timothy) Tilton, Leesburg, IN Daughter
Sherry Risner, South Carolina Daughter
Debora (Brian) Johnson, Lafayette, IN Daughter
Opal Jean Rogers, Rochester, IN Daughter
Adam Risner, Lawton, IN Son
11 Great Grandchildren
Alfurd Risner, Michigan City, IN Brother
Glenda Deshon, Kansas City, KS Sister
Evelyn Raby, Missouri Sister
Geneva Bilek, Michigan City, IN Sister
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Huston and Lewie [Marshall] Risner, Parents
Dean Adams, Son
Fritz Risner, Jr., Son
3 Great Grandchildren
Ilean Collins, Sister
Genus Tague, Sister
Ettazene Peck, Sister
Harold Huston Risner, Brother
Nelson Grey Risner, Brother
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EST December 29, 2020 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. Guests can schedule a time to come to visitation at www.frainmortuary.com or by calling 574-946-3222.
Private Funeral Services will be held at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Tim Lee officiating.
Private Burial will take place at Paul’s Chapel Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.