William Francis Risch

May 20, 1938October 8, 2020

William Francis Risch, 82, passed away peacefully at home in Laingsburg, MI. He was born in Mukwanago, WI on May 20, 1938.

He joined the Navy in 1957 and retired as a Petty Officer 1st Class. In 1993, he married Terry and they have been together for the last 27 years.

He is survived his siblings, Jack (Julie) Risch, Thomas (Kayleen) Risch, Daniel (Kathy) Risch, Lois (Tony) Bauer, Bob Risch; children Michael Risch Sr., Timothy (Mary) Stoll, Lauranna (Dave) Acker; grandchildren Michael Risch Jr., Morgan Acker, Justin Stoll, Dylan Stoll, Andrew Acker; great grandchildren Abby Risch, and Garrett Risch; and goddaughter Carolyn Shaw.

A Celebration of Life will be held at DeWitt VFW, 12250 Old U.S. 27, DeWitt, MI 48820 on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 1pm.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Sarah Tew

October 14, 2020

I will always remember my many weekends spent at your house while growing up! I appreciate the impact you had on my best friend’s life!!! Rest in Heaven Dod!!!! Laurie, Terry, and the rest of the family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Sarah (your bonus daughter)

April Rumpel

October 14, 2020

Sending prayers for comfort and peace , during this time. Please know that I am thinking about you , Terry , and all of Bill’s family.

Cindy Adams Roll

October 14, 2020

You were always such a funny guy. Remember you and my dad building your beautiful log home. Maybe you can both build one up in heaven!

Jack and Carol Davis

October 13, 2020

We will miss your passing by our house with a friendly toot and a wave. Now your home and can sleep in the arms of the Lord.


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