THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Rosemary A. Risen
Issue Date: July 12, 2017
Rosemary A. Risen, 87, of Gillett, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017.
Born Jan. 9, 1930, to the late Julius and Emily (Holt) Miller, she married Wallace Risen, Jr. in 1961.
A member of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile, she enjoyed quilting, farming and nursing.
She is survived by a son, Wallace (Sheri) Risen III; a grandson; two granddaughters; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace and a brother, Robert.
Visitation was held Wednesday, July 12 at Gillett Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., with Pastor Reggie Reinhold officiating. Interment followed at Wanderers Rest Cemetery in Gillett. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring assisted the family with arrangements. A memorial fund has been established.