Raylene Riston

Raylene   Riston
Raylene ‘Bubbles’ Riston of Plainwell passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2008 in Kalamazoo. Raylene was born October 29, 1947 in Plainwell, the daughter of Raymond and Earlene (Braizer) Lober. She was a graduate of Martin High School and earned an Associates Degree from Ferris StateUniversity. In her younger years, Raylene had been very active in 4H. She was a meticulous record keeper and enjoyed sewing, watching Law And Order and soap operas. Most of all, she loved being a mother and grandmother. On September 6, 1969, in Plainwell, she married John Riston, who survives. Also surviving are her son John F. D. (Lisa) Riston of Martin, her daughter, Angela N. (Mark) Kline of Battle Creek; six grandchildren, Katilynn ’Kati Bug’, Alexandria ‘Allygator’, Madison ‘Maddi Bear’, Kiara Rose, Izabella ‘Bella’, and Elizabeth ‘Baby’; brother-in-law, Michael (Annette) Riston; sister-in-law, Sally Riston; mother-in-law, June M. Merry; several aunts, uncles, nieces nephews and cousins. Friends may meet with her family from 6-8 P.M. Saturday and 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held Monday at 11:00 A.M., Rev. Dan Minor officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell. Memorial contributions can be made to the Martin Resource Center.
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