Nancy Lee Rizner, age 74 of New Lisbon passed away the morning of November 8th, surrounded by the people she loved. She was Born in Sparta, December 16th, 1944. Nancy was the daughter of Lawrence and Viola (Roscovius) Hart.
Nancy was raised in Tomah Wisconsin, where she graduated high school in 1963. She later went on to Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota for Childhood Education. Nancy married Edward Rizner on May 8th, 1965 in Tomah, Wisconsin and had two sons, Tim and Rick Rizner.
Nancy was very dedicated to her family, faith in God and her Church. She was involved in many aspects of the church and community including Sunday School, afterschool programs, and local blood drives. Nancy was very dedicated to working with children, teaching God’s word to them.
Her other passions included Arts & Crafts, Floral Design, Gardening, and long motorcycle rides with her loving husband.
Nancy is survived by her husband Edward M. Rizner, her two sons Tim of New Lisbon, WI and Rick (Leak) Rizner of Boonton NJ, her grandchildren Cody, Ty, Katlynn, Chloe, Sameth, Madison, and Steve Rizner, her great grandchildren Meadow, Serenity, Carter, and Chase. Her sister Shirly Grassman of Clifton WI, and brother Charles (Judy) Hart of Owatonna MN. She was proceeded in death by her parents and brothers Royce and Marvin Hart.
Memorials and donations can be sent to St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of New Lisbon.
A visitation at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (208 Allen Rd, New Lisbon, WI 53950) will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00AM followed by a Funeral service at 12:00pm. Nancy’s burial will be held at a later date in the Brewster Cemetery. Online condolences are available at www.harefuneralhome.com
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