Wanda Lee (Prasuhn) Rismiller, age 87 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:53 AM Saturday February 25, 2017 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville. Wanda was born to the late William and Nellie (Davidson) Prasuhn on June 22, 1929 in Piqua Ohio.
Wanda was a graduate of Greenville High School class of 1947. After graduation she worked at Hobarts in Greenville as a secretary. She married Dale Edward Rismiller on November 20, 1948 at St. John Lutheran Church in Greenville. She served as secretary for husband Dale’s construction company and also did finish work for many years in the homes that he built.
Wanda was very active in the community, serving on many boards and committees. She was an active member of the Cancer Association of Darke County, Honorary board member of the YMCA, a supporter of Friends of the Library, the Garst Museum and DCCA. She was also an active member of St. John Lutheran Church, the garden club, worked at the election polls for over twenty-five years, supported and participated in her children’s activities. She enjoyed playing cards and belonged to several card clubs. She and husband Dale loved to travel and, as members of Friendship Force, visited many countries and made many friends.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Dale Edward Rismiller and also by her siblings Doris Finn, Dale Prasuhn, Henry Prasuhn, Phyllis VonNagy and Janet Steen.
She is survived by daughters Carol G. Bruss of Greenville, Peggy D. Rismiller (Mike McKelvey) of Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Joyce A. Willhite (Mike) of Bowling Green, OH and son Edwin Dale Rismiller (Lisa) of Galveston, TX. She was a loving grandmother to Douglas Doster, Suzanne Rismiller, Sara Rismiller, and Marina Rismiller and great-grandmother to Jackson Doster and Lucas Doster. Wanda is also survived by her sisters June Strobel of Greenville, Linna Peters of Greenville, North Carolina and brother-in-law Wayne Rismiller (Lori) of Pompano Beach, FL.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday March 1, 2017 in the St. John Lutheran Church 7418 State Route 121-N. Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Brian McGee officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to St. John Lutheran Church or State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County.
Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.