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 Minnie Risius

Minnie Risius

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Death 14 Apr 2006 (aged 98)
Burial Brownsdale, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 13963222 · View Source
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AUSTIN -- Minnie Risius, age 98, a resident of the Cedars of Austin, died Friday, April 14, 2006, at Austin Medical Center.
Minnie was born March 7, 1908, to Jacob and Hattie (Bestje) Risius in Ackley, Iowa. The family moved to Minnesota in 1914. Minnie attended school at Rural District 41 in the Brownsdale area and continued her education at Brownsdale School. She helped with activities on the farm and also worked as a housekeeper for a family in Minneapolis. She was a good tutor for her two younger brothers with their schoolwork. A long time member of First Baptist Church in Brownsdale, Minnie served as Sunday School treasurer for many years. She also enjoyed crocheting and quilt making.
Survivors include sister, Frieda Oudekirk, Austin, Minn.; brother, Harry (Evelyn) Risius, Bricelyn, Minn.; sister-in-law, Arlys Risius, Austin, Minn.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Hattie Risius; two brothers: Edward Risius and Johannes "Joker" Risius; three sisters: Ida Risius, Ann Clingman and Esther Krull.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 17, 2006, at First Baptist Church in Brownsdale with the Rev. Jerry Harris officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment is at Greenwood Cemetery, Brownsdale. Worlein Funeral Home, Austin is in charge of arrangements. The family prefers memorials to Brownsdale Baptist Church or charity of choice.
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  • Created by: K.P.
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13963222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Risius (7 Mar 1908–14 Apr 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13963222, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Brownsdale, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K.P. (contributor 46787693) .