Gerry Riske celebrates 70th birthday

 

On Jan. 25 Gerry Riske turned 70 years of age. She celebrated with a party in her honor, given by her children and their spouses. The special event was well attended by many family and friends.  
 
The party was held at The Weesatche Café and Dance Hall. A supper of stew and cornbread was served to the guests and the music by provided by disc jockey Sam Navarro of Victoria. The decorations included various photos and reminders of
Gerry’s life through the years. Guests were asked to write a short note with a memory about Gerry, these were then compiled into a memory book for her.
 
Gerry Lee Riske was born January 25, 1944 in Yorktown to Gerhardt and Sadie Henze. She attended school in Yorktown and married hometown boy, Victor Riske.  Together they have four children: Kimber (Don) McCrory, Ryan (Debbie) Riske, Gayle (Ashley) Hoefling and Kristin (Roger) Schustereit; two grandchildren:  Matthew (Amy) Staton and Stephanie Riske an one great-grandchild, Nash Staton.
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