Lotus Rister


Lotus Rister

Lotus A. Rister, 94, formerly of Julesburg, Colorado passed away April 24, 2017 in Castle Rock, Colo. 

Lotus was born July 5, 1922 in Grant, Nebraska as the youngest of four children to Lester and Eva Cunningham. She was raised on a farm southeast of Grant, and attended schools in and near Grant. 

On Nov. 28, 1944, she married Donald Rister in Grant. They were married until Don’s death in 1989. During the marriage, Lotus was an avid hunter, fisherman and Julesburg sports fan, and supported Don in the Parton & Rister construction business.

 Lotus was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Cecil of Wichita, Kansas and Kenneth of Omaha, Neb.; sister Marge of Lincoln, Neb.; and son Terry of Waller, Texas. 

She is survived by son Dennis of Castle Rock; four granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was a loving daughter, wife, mom, grandma and friend, and she will be missed by all.

Burial services will be held at the Grant Fairview Cemetery in Grant on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3 p.m.

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant is in charge arrangements.

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