|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1930|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 2012|
Ivah A. Risley, 82 of rural Ovid died at the home of her daughter, on December 29, 2012 surrounded by her family.
She was born on November 12, 1930 in Duplain Twp. the daughter of Orin and Ruth (Shellenbarger) Acre. Ivah graduated from Elsie High School in 1948 and she attended Central Michigan University, obtaining her BA degree in education. On August 2, 1953 she married Robert Risley at Duplain Church. She had lived all of her life in the Ovid Elsie area, and taught school at Colony Schoolhouse, Little Brick School and E.E. Knight School, teaching a total of 30 years. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, flowers, reading, games, cards fishing, riding her quad, fellowshipping and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of Duplain Church of Christ.
Survived by her husband, Robert.
Children, Ron (Connie) Risley of Prescott, MI, Cindy (Mike) Rademacher of St. Johns, Gayla (Rex) Ruehle of St. Johns and Lynette (Chris) Smith of St. Johns. 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Sisters Ruby Kimball of St. Johns, Phyllis Acre and Bertha Whitaker both of Elsie.
Preceded in death by her parents, brothers Paul, Lyle, Leon and Sydney Acre and sister, Elisabeth Levey.
Funeral services will be held at Duplain Church of Christ on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Chuck Emmert and Pastor Andy Goodrich officiating. Burial will follow at Duplain Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, 989-224-4422 on Monday, January 31, 2012, 2-8 P.M. Memorial may be given to Duplain Church of Christ, 5565 E. Colony Rd., St. Johns, MI or Rochester Colony School House.
Orin R Acre (1895 - 1976)
Ruth A. Shellenbarger Acre (1899 - 1984)
Robert Royal Risley (1930 - ____)
Paul Orin Acre (1918 - 1997)*
Leon R Acre (1926 - 1997)*
Ivah Acre Risley (1930 - 2012)
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Aug 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15164970