Fritz H. Risner Jr. 54, Rochester

Fritz H. Risner Jr. 54, Rochester, Indiana, passed away on Friday , May 1, 2020, at 8:24 P.M. in Argos, Indiana.

He was born on June 16, 1965 in Winamac, Indiana, the son of Fritz and Virginia (Davis) Risner. On January 27, 1990 in Rochester, Indiana he married Tracy Potter and she survives.

Mr. Risner had worked for Pike Lumber Company in Akron, Indiana for many years and had been involved in various other businesses. He had been an active member of the Fulton County Historical Society, volunteering over the years at numerous events including the Trail of Courage. He enjoyed going to auctions, woodworking, scrapping, collecting Budweiser memorabilia, salt and pepper shakers, and Harley-Davidson Items. Most of all he enjoyed spending his time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Seth (Alecia) Templeton, Cruz Risner, Jeff Risner, Shelbie Risner, all of Rochester, Indiana, Ethan (Nicole) Hudson, Cedar Springs, Michigan, Karissa Hudson, Buchanan, Michigan, grandchildren, Xayden Risner, Zeke Templeton, Xander Templeton, Zander Templeton and Zane Templeton, all of Rochester, Indiana, mother, Virginia Risner, Leesburg, Indiana, father, Fritz H. (Patricia) Risner, Winamac, Indiana, sisters, Tammy (Tim) Tilton, Leesburg, Indiana, Sherry Risner, South Carolina, Debra (Brian) Johnson, Lafayette, Indiana, Opy Rogers, Rochester, Indiana, brother, Adam Risner, Winamac, Indiana, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Violet Risner and brother, Dean Adams.

Due to health guide lines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, private funeral services will be observed.

Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Historical Society. Arrangements entrusted to Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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