Warren Clark RisherAugust 30, 1925 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 92)
Warren Clark Risher, age 92, of Sylvania, OH passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning Dec. 27, following an extended illness of dementia and Alzheimer’s. He was born in Muncie, Indiana to W. Clifford and Vava Irene Risher. He was a resident of Kingston Memory Care Center here in Sylvania and was attended by his children at his passing. Warren was a civil engineer for Owens Illinois for about 17 years during the 1950's to 60's. He was also a graduate from Purdue University. During World War II he served as an Ensign in the US Navy briefly on a destroyer in the North Atlantic. He married his Sunday school sweetheart Martha Ebrite in the Friends Church of Muncie Indiana in 1950 and a short time later started a family who survives. Martha preceded him in death last year. Warren had many hobbies in life including weekend antiquing with Martha thru many shops which they filled their old home on Graystone Drive with many old lamps, china, and various furniture. Warren loved the world of opera all thru his life since he was a teenager and would play the Metropolitan Opera on radio every Saturday afternoon and tape many programs. He thoroughly knew every major opera program and their musical contents. Left to survive him are his children, Stephan, Kevin (Trish); daughter, Alice Childs (Mike); grandchildren, Ruth (Jeff), Micah (Cara), Ellie, Sam, and Anna; and great grandchildren, Alannah, Micah, Caleb, Aurora, Arela and Eve.
Family and friends may call at Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania on (Today) Friday, December 29, 2017, from 1pm until the service begins at 2pm. Interment will follow at Ravine Cemetery.
Warren's family would like to thank the staff of Ohio Living, Lauren and Ann; plus the resident staff of Kingston Memory Care Center for their wonderful compassion and empathy towards our father during the brief time he lived there. The family requests donations to the Toledo Area Humane Society or the donor's choice.