Barbara F. Risser, 81, of Elkhart, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Riverside Village in Elkhart surrounded by her family. Barbara was born on March 23, 1938 in Mount Airy, North Carolina to Aubrey and Ida Mae Haley. On September 2, 1978 in Elkhart she married Larry Risser. She was a loving and caring wife and mother.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 41 years, Larry Risser and her children; Janie Sue Newcomb of Elkhart, Michael (Sara) Marsh of Elkhart and Susie Manning of Siler City, North Carolina; her step -daughters, Denise (Doug) Martin of St. Joseph, Michigan, Dawn Warren of Lancaster, PA, and Doreen Bennett of Elkhart. 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her siblings, Jack E. Haley, Irene Danley, Imogene Goins, Clyde Haley and her twin Bobby Ray Haley.
Funeral services will be at 12 pm on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where friends may visit with family two hours before funeral services with Fr. Wilson Corzo officiating. Memorial donations in memory of Barbara may be made to Faith Mission of Elkhart, 801 Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516. Online condolences may be made to the Risser Family on the funeral home website.
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