Rachel Rissler, 24, Wendy’s worker

By on December 21, 2011

Rachel L. Rissler, 24, of Stevens, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at her residence.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Melvin and Patti (Heisey) Rissler.

Rachel attended South University and was in her junior year. She enjoyed community volunteering and she spent time in Africa.

Rachel was in the manager training program at Wendy’s, Ephrata.

Rachel is survived by a brother: Jonathan E., at home; three sisters: Sarah E., wife of Randy Diem, of Ephrata, Rebekah E., of Coatesville; Heather N., at home; four half- brothers; and 2 half-sisters.

She was preceded in death by her brother: Matthew A.; and a half-brother Elam.

Memorial contributions in Rachel’s memory may be made to the Ephrata Church of the Brethren, 201 Crescent Ave., Ephrata, PA 17522, for the Dala Kwe Center, Kenya.

A memorial service was held on Dec. 16 at the Ephrata Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Galen Hackman and Pastor Rob Eshelman officiating. Private interment was held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements were made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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