CHAFFEE -- Mary Frances Rister, 81, died July 23, 2012, at The Lutheran Home.
Born July 31, 1930, in Chaffee, to the late Adam and Stella Eldridge Schoen, she retired as a factory supervisor from Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee and was also a librarian at the Chaffee Public Library. She was a member of the Chaffee General Baptist Church and a former member of the Chaffee Eastern Star Chapter No. 48.
On Nov. 4, 1949, she married Gail Rister who preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2011.
She was also preceded in death by one son.
Survivors include: a son, Steven Rister of Chaffee; and two grandchildren, Adam Rister and Amber Rister of Chaffee.
Graveside services were conducted today at Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee. The Rev. Bob Lewis will officiate.
Online condolences may be sent at www.amick-burnettfuneralchapels.com.