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Evelyn Risner

Evelyn J. “Bobbi” Risner, 83, of Carey, passed away at 12:53 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky, with family by her side.
Born Dec. 24, 1939, in LaPorte, Ind., she was the daughter of Elden and Mary Ann (Smith) Jackson. She married Paul F. “Fred” Risner on March 15, 1985, and he survives in Carey.
Bobbi is survived by her children, Mary J. Sayles of Carey and Kenneth (Vicky) Adams of Oregon; four step-children, James (Cindy) Risner of Rolling Prairie, Ind., Judith (Jeff) Reinholt of Niles, Mich., John (Tammy) Risner of South Bend, Ind., and Collette O’Banion of Hudson Lake, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters, Gertrude Ashcraft, Dorothy Parsons and Bette Pointen, all of LaPorte, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a step-daughter, Vicky Tanguay; a brother, Eldon “Buck” Jackson; and a sister, Judith Waldo.
At Bobbi’s request, she will be cremated and there will be no visitation or service.
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