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Eleanor L. (Burkhart) Risser

Born: Wed., Dec. 21, 1938
Died: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Sun., Aug. 05, 2018
Location: Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Columbus Grove


1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 05, 2018
Location: Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Columbus Grove

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   PANDORA - Eleanor L. Risser, 79, of Pandora died at 9:59 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Rita's, Lima.

   She was born December 21, 1938 in Bluffton to the late Stanley and Janice (Packman) Burkhart.  Her husband, Charles Risser preceded her in death.

   Survivors include 3 daughters, Nita (Roger) Maag of Columbus Grove, Rita (Fred) Follas of McComb, and Lita (Kenny) Siefker of Ottawa; 6 grandchildren, Andy (Jennifer) Maag, Brady Maag, Brynn Follas, Jamison (Antonia) Siefker, Jessica (Brandon) Halsey, and Jeff (Alaina David) Siefker; 4 great-grandchildren and one on the way; a sister-in-law, Grace Burkhart of Pandora.  She was preceded in death by a brother, J.D. Burkhart.

   Eleanor was a retired nurse.  She was a Putnam County Fair Board Member for 36 years and past Matron of the Grove Chapter #527 O.E.S.

   A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Putnam County Agricultural Society Harness Racing, PO Box 47, Ottawa, OH  45875.

   Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfhatgrove.com.


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Deborah Halsey
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018

SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by Deb Halsey.

Deepest Sympathy, Bill, Deb and Aaron Halsey

Karen vote
   Posted Sat August 04, 2018
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. We have many fond memories of going to church, going out for dinner and playing many games of Jokers with your mother at Paradise Pointe. Eleanor was a wonderful friend. She will be deeply missed.

Lillian Frantz
Dennis and Karen Vote

Linda Nierman
   Posted Sat August 04, 2018
My sincere sympathies to the Risser girls. Your Mother was a special lady to me. I know you will miss her a lot in the coming days. May she rest in peace with your father in our Lords arms.
Linda Nierman

Gail J Church
   Posted Sun August 05, 2018
I will miss our phone calls. But she is at peace with no more pain or worries. I am so sorry for you loss.
Sincerely her cousin, Gail

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