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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway PO Box 337, Greenville, OH

OBITUARY

Theora Mae Rismiller

January 18, 1925June 7, 2019
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Theora Mae Rismiller age 94, of Rossburg passed away at 11:23 AM on Friday, June 7, 2019, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. Theora was born January 18, 1925, in Union City, Ohio, to the late Earl F. & Esther (Martin) Wagner. In addition to her parents, Theora was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Adolph Rismiller on February 2, 1984, whom she married July 16, 1950; daughter, Sharon K. Fourman on February 12, 2018; and brother, Duane Wagner. Theora is survived by her children, Ronald W. Rismiller & Robin Johnson of Ansonia, Douglas L. Rismiller of Osgood and Cinda S. Rismiller of Lima; grandchildren, Krista Fourman & Bill Unger and Kimberlee & Brad Freeman; great-grandchildren, Kylee Freeman, Brayden Freeman and Kennedy Freeman; son-in-law, Randy Fourman of Arcanum; and numerous nieces and nephews. Theora was a 1943 graduate of Greenville High School. She was a homemaker and helped on the family farm. Theora was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Star where she taught Sunday school for 30 years. She was a charter member of the Darke County Farmers Union. Theora enjoyed bird watching, flowers, gardening, cooking, playing the piano, polka dancing and reading daily devotionals and books about the Amish. She will be forever known as “Granny” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church 13495 Greenville St. Marys Rd. (North Star) Versailles with Rev. Brian S. McGee officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery in North Star. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Star, Wayne HealthCare Foundation or the Sharon Fourman Darke County 4-H Volunteer of the Year Award. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Becky Hunt

June 11, 2019

I was Theora's hairdresser for a few years. And I could always count on her to cancel when it would snow just a little. So I nicknamed her snowflake. So after that anytime I would see her any place we would laugh and say Snowflake !!!. She was a wonderful Lady

Jenny Howard

June 11, 2019

I was saddened to hear of Theora’s passing. Thinking and praying for her family and friends. Heaven gained an incredible lady. Hugs to all

Jim Miller

June 9, 2019

Theora was like a second Mom to me growing up. She was a great lady. R.I.P. Theora. Heavens gained another angel. Thoughts and Prayers for the family.

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