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Sharon L Risler

Sharon L Risler

Sharon L. Risler, age 58 of Elmwood, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at home after brief illness.

Sherry was born April 17, 1962 in Durand. She was the daughter of George and Angeline (Bates) Wolf and graduated from Elmwood High School in 1980. After school, Sherry worked at Safeway Foods (Marron Foods) in Durand for 16 years. Sherry married Richard “Dick” Risler on June 26, 1998 in Menomonie. After marriage, they lived in Elmwood and Sherry became a pharmacy technician at the Medicine Shoppe for many years. Recently, Sherry was the deli manager at the Countryside Co-op in Ellsworth.

Sherry liked gardening, crafting, entertaining, taking care of her lawn and she was passionate about her dog, Daisey. Most of all, Sherry loved spending time with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed spoiling all of her nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Sherry is survived by her husband of 22 years; Dick, three step-children; Angie (Terry) Kitchner of Arkansaw, Rick (Kristina) Risler of Altoona and Justin (Paige) Risler of Arkansaw, 10 grandchildren, siblings; Larry (Mary) Wolf of River Falls, Bob Wolf of Owen, Mary (John) Ausman of Elk Mound, Rita (Rick) Nelson of White Bear Lake, MN, Bill (Teresa) of Hudson, Sue (Nick) Sperger of Durand, Molly Wolf of Elmwood, Joe (Teresa) Wolf of Elmwood and Tony (Jen) Wolf of Lino Lakes, MN, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother; Jim Wolf and sister-in-law; Judy Wolf.

A Celebration of Life will be held a later date.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Sharon Schutz

    So sorry to hear of your loss! Sherry worked for me at Sunshine Child Care and Learning Center. She was an excellent employee, co worker and friend! She will be missed! My thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Sharon Schutz

  2. Joe and Jan Drier

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the Risler and Wolf Families!

  3. Gerry and DuWayne Gropp (Kristina’s parents)zosa

    MvSo sorry to hear the sad news of Sherry’s sudden passing. Our sincere sympathy to you during this difficult time.

  4. Stacy link

    Dick and family....I am so sorry for your loss. She is going to be greatly missed. I loved every minute I spent with her over the years.

  5. Kathy Colvin

    Dick, I am so shocked and sorry to learn of Sherry's sudden passing. i worked at the North Medicine Shoppe so didn't get to work with her all the time but she was a hoot! In my memories of her I always picture her laughing.

  6. Lou Gregor

    i am sorry to here of Sharons passing. I pray that God will send the entire family comfort during this most difficult time

  7. Joanne Hovey

    Sending sincere sympathy and prayers for family and friends. So sorry for the loss of a special lady.

  8. Rhonda Taylor & John Schneider

    So very sorry for your loss Uncle Dick. Sherry will be missed so much. Keep the faith. God Bless You.

  9. Carolyn Kothbauer Peterson

    I’m so sorry to hear that Sherry passed away. I remember a lot of good times growing up with all the cousins and playing card games. Sherry was just a couple years older than me. Right between Alice and I in age. Please know you are in my prayers.

  10. Alan and Marilyn (Crowe) Wheeler

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Sherry. We will keep your family in prayer during this difficult time. My God give you comfort and peace.

  11. Jayne & Jerry Holt

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless

  12. Kathy Manor

    I am so saddened to hear the death of Sheri!! So young... your family is in our thoughts and prayers

  13. Suzi Crownhart

    Mark and I are so sorry for your loss. May Sherry Rest In Peace with Angie, George and Jim.

  14. Jessica s

    she was a fun, great woman. Worked with her at medicine shoppe and cvs.. i will miss her greatly..gone too soon..

  15. Joanne

    Sheri was a joker!! She was always with a smile and liked to have fun at work. Very hard worker!!Sheri will be missed at Countryside. We're all saddened of losing our coworker!! Thoughts and prayers to Dick and family!! ????

  16. Bill McRoberts

    Dick, and family I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers.

  17. Lori Houghtaling

    Sherry was such a sweet, kind & fun friend. She was loved by all who met her. I was blessed to have worked with Sherry at Neighborcare & the Medicine Shoppe in Menomonie. So sorry for your loss, I send my sincere sympathy to her family. Sherry will always be remembered.????

  18. Tonya Kitchner

    I’m just in awe after hearing this. Sherry was so much fun to work with. Prayers to the family

  19. Jan (Bechel) Fisher

    So sorry to hear this news. Prayers for Sherrys family.

  20. Joanne

    Sheri was a joker and always had a smile for you. I worked with Sheri at Countryside. She'll be sadly missed and we're all heartbroken! Rest in peace! Thoughts and prayers to Dick and family ????????

  21. Marcia Cox

    Our deepest sympathy to Sherry’s family,

  22. Richard Bates

    Family of Sherry Risler: So sorry to hear of your loss. Way too young. We will remember Sherry in our prayers. Dick & Jan

  23. Mandee Brenner

    Sherry will be so missed, it was a privilege to know her, everyone at the store is heartbroken ❤️ Loving thoughts and prayers to Dick and family

  24. Paula Smith

    Terry and angie so sorry for your loss I remember going into the Medican shope to get my meds she would always greet me and we would talk I sure will miss her I'll keep you all in my prayers

  25. Tami Raethke

    Sorry for your loss, prayers to the family of Sharon????????( Classmates)

  26. Judy Hinrichs

    So shocked to hear of Sherry's passing and so sorry. She was such a great person and anyone who knew her loved her. I woeked with her at Neighbor Care for a few years and we became great friends. My sympathy to her family. There will never be another person like Sherry. Will miss her!

  27. Joann Bromen

    God bless to all. Sherri was a very near and dear friend to me. I will miss her smiling face and the jokes we use to tell while at work. And of course our gab fests on the phone after a busy week at work. Heaven has a new angel for sure.

  28. Mandy Phillips

    I'm so very sorry to hear about Sherry's sudden passing...
    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family and friends...

  29. John and Judy Parr

    Hugs too all

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