Ruth G. Risser

Ruth G. Risser, 72, of Iron Bridge Road, Middleburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Dec. 17, 2017 at her home following a three-year battle with cancer.

She was born March 13, 1945 in Point Township, Northumberland County, a daughter of the late Norman A. and Elnora (Furman) Geise. On Oct. 15, 1966, she married R. Leslie Risser, who survives.

Ruthie was a 1963 graduate of Northumberland High School.

She was a 50-year member of the Richfield Mennonite Church, now Richfield Life Ministries Church.

In addition to her husband of 51 years, she is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Rachel L,. and John Mingle of Richfield; three grandsons, Caleb, Ryan and Luke; one sister and two brothers and sisters-in-law.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday followed by the funeral at 11, at the Richfield Life Ministries Church, with Pastors Aaron Benner and Joel Snyder officiating.

Burial will be in Richfield Union Cemetery.

Contributions to honor Ruth’s memory may be made to Gideons, P.O. Box 382, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

Arrangements are by the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.