Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Mrs. Nora M. Riser, 95, 433 W Franklin St, died at home at 1am today.
November 7, 1966
Mrs. Riser Dies At Home
For County Native, 95
Burial: Forest Hill with Rev. James Horner officiating.
Born in Brandywine Twp June 29, 1871, d/o Jesse and
Elizabeth (Stewart) Williams.
Married John J. Riser in 1887. He died Feb 15, 1954.
Two children, Rebecca and Glenn, preceded in death.
Surviving: daughter Mrs. Floyd (Eva) Dixon and
son Vern Riser, both of Shelbyville; 9 grandchildren, 25
Member of the First Christian Church, the Christian Women's Fellowship and the
American War Mothers.
Summarized Phyllis Miller Fleming for Deborah
The Shelbyville News
J. J. Riser, 92, former owner and operator of a cabinet-making shop on W. Franklin St., died at his home, 433 W Franklin St, at 10:30 this morning. He had been in failing health for seven years.
February 15, 1954
J. J. Riser, 92, Dies at Home
Rites for Ex-Cabinet Maker To Be Wednesday
The son of John and Johannah (Haeschley) Riser, he was born in Harrison, O., on June 12, 1861. He was married to Lenora Williams of Brandywine township ad she survives with three children, Vern Riser of this city, Mrs. Floyd Dixon at home and Glenn Riser of Indianapolis. Also surviving are a brother, Gus Riser of Cincinnati, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Riser was a member of the First Christian Church and Rev. John C. Faust, pastor of the church, will conduct funeral services at the Murphy Mortuary Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Hill cemetery. Friends will be at Forest Hill at the mortuary after6 :00 p.m. Tuesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Deborah
The Indianapolis Star
SHELBYVILLE, Ind., May 20 -- Mr. and Mrs. William Riser of Fairland were notified today that their son, Paul Riser, 15 years old, was instantly killed this morning when hit by a train at Union City, Ind. Riser and a chum, Thomas Connel, also of Fairland, had gone to Union City a week ago to work for Connel's father on a construction job during the summer. Riser had just finished his freshman year of high school about two weks[sic] ago.
May 21, 1919
Contributed by J. E. Torres
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