Timothy S. Risher

Timothy S. Risher

Timothy S. Risher of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Monday, February 21, 2011, at his home. Tim was born October 18, 1946, in Grand Rapids to Donald and T. Elizabeth (Hoag) Risher.

During the Vietnam War he served his country in the U.S. Army. For many years he was employed as a machinist with National Waterlift, retiring in October, 2009. In his leisure time Tim enjoyed hunting and leading Boy Scout Troop #99 of Otsego.

On July 31, 1972, in Camby, Indiana he was married to Mary Ames, and they were married for 32 years. Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Tim Risher, Jr., Dorsey Risher, Ramona (Doug) Bennett and Nickie (Cary) Curtiss; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Risher and Jerry (Sandi) Risher; a sister, Pam (Larry) Sutherland; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Donald L. Risher II.

In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering will take place at a later time.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Honor Credit Union says:

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers.

  2. Anne Haskins / Margaret Bullock says:

    We’ve known Tim for 30 yrs. plus. He was there for the boys when there was no one else. He even went camping with my son Lane when his scout troop went on overnights.There were a lot of fun times at the Rishers. He will be missed.

  3. Mary Jones says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

  4. Deb Crysler says:

    Tim was there for me when I was growing up. I will miss him very much.

  5. Jen Jones says:

    I have known Tim since i was a little girl. He was like a Dad to me. I will miss him very much.

  6. Mark & Kim Bourdo says:

    Mary we are so sorry for your loss.You will be in are prayers.

  7. Carrieann and Randy Curtiss and boys!! says:

    Nickie I am soooo sorry for your loss of your dad. I know its such a painful thing to go through. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and cary and the boys. We love you all so very much!! Please call if you need anything.

  8. annie chapman says:

    Tim was a big part of my life growning up. He will be missed. Prayers go out to His family.

  9. Ken and Wendy Miller says:

    Can’t put into words how you all must feel. Were so sorry for your loss. If you need anything give us a call. Remember all the good times.

  10. Amy Pfau-Hayward says:

    Dorsey, Nic and the whole family so sorry to hear about your loss. I will always remember your dad, he took special care of me and my sisters growing up.

  11. Ronnie Snyder says:

    My thoughts and prayers to my neighbors Dorsey, Nicci and Mary
    I will always remember Tim of being a fun and loving person.

  12. Penny Kawakami says:

    Nickie and family , Sorry to hear about your loss. Tim was a wonderful and caring person . My thoughts go out to you and the family..

  13. charlie &mary winkler says:

    we are sorry for your loss. you are all in our thoughts always..Tim was a great man..and a good friend

  14. Ashley Black says:

    We miss you more and more every day. It doesn’t seem like its been 6 months since you left us, but at the same time it seem like an eternity. I know you’re up there following all those cute angels around, having a blast. I can’t wait till I get to see you again!

    Love and miss you grandpa.

  15. Christina RIsher says:

    I wish I could have said good-bye, maybe its for the best I didnt get to. I will always remember the papa I knew. Even though its been 9 months I havent taken his number out of my phone. Some reason I cant, I love an miss him an hope to see the family soon.

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