Dorothy (Bradley) Rissler – Manchester

Dorothy (Bradley) Rissler, 92, of Manchester, Iowa , passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Dorothy was the second twin born to Jessie (Kent) & Ernest Bradley on a farm near Waucoma, Iowa on September 16,1928. In 1934 the family moved northeast of Manchester to a farm now known as the “Big Foot Ranch”.  She went to the Little Red School House. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1946, then worked at Woodward’s Dept Store in Manchester. On June 30, 1950, she married Duane Rissler, they have four children. Connie (Roger) Miller, Jeffery (Jane) Rissler, Roger Rissler, and Shelly (Todd) Nylund. They have eleven grandchildren; Jeremy & Chad Miller, Laura (Joshua) Holtz, Rachel (Shane) Leytem, Matthew (Sarah) Rissler, Sara(Leroy) Soppe, Nickie, Holly , Nicole (Jamie) Vaske, Brandon Lane, and Stephanie (Keith) Kintzle. She has 22 Great Grandchildren and another on the way.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents Ernest & Jessie Bradley, her twin brother Donald, and brothers Ernest and Richard Bradley.

The family is having a private memorial to celebrate her life.


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