RISSE, Edward B.
February 05, 2013 11:54 PM | 1548 views | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Edward Buchanan Risse, age 98, of Marietta, GA died on Saturday, February 2, 2013. A memorial service will be held 3 pm Sunday, February 10, 2013 in the Sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church of Marietta with Dr. Sam Matthews officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Ed was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Annette McKinney Risse. He is survived by his daughter and her husband, April and Tony Hipps; son and his wife, John and Rebecca Risse; grandchildren, Mike and Shannon Hipps, Joey and Dana Hipps, Angie and Brett Beier; and eight great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made in memory of Ed to Honor Flight Conyers, P.O. Box 81122, Conyers, GA 30013. Honor Flight provides all-expense-paid trips for America’s military veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II, Korea and Viet Nam Memorials. For information please visit www.honorflight.org.

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Matt Flournoy
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February 07, 2013
Joanne and I liked Ed a great deal. He was a wonderful human being.
Honor Flight
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February 09, 2013
On behalf of the organizing committee of Honor Flight, Conyers we would like to express our sympathy on your loss.

Mr. Risse was our oldest vet to take the trip to Washington and will always be remembered. His guardian, Pastor John Beckman has moved to California. I will send this information to him.

Thank you for recognizing Honor Flight. Donations received will help send another Vet to Washington

and receive the Honor they earned.

Dave and Anita Smith
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