Wilbur G. “Will” Risebrook, 83, of Valley City, passed on to his heavenly home, Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Will was born in Cleveland, November 9, 1929 to the late Bertie and Edna Risebrook.
He has been a Medina County resident since 1973. Will was a very proud veteran to have served five years in the United Sates Marine Corps. Will was a Life member of the Litchfield Masonic Lodge #381. He was very involved in the community, whether it was delivering Meals on Wheels to the homebound or volunteering his time with the SPCA.
He enjoyed spending time walking his companion, Buddy the dog.
He leaves his beloved wife of 59 years, Beverly; nephews, Rand (Betsy) Kollman and Wayne (Debbie) Kollman; and niece, Sherry (George) Hallis.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Kollman.
Funeral Service will be Friday, March 1, 2013, 4 P.M., at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City, with Reverend Erwin Koch officiating. Calling hours are Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to the SOS (Save Ohio Strays), P.O. Box 16, Wadsworth, OH 44282.
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