Mary Elizabeth Rizner, daughter of Lewis and Katherine (Pike) Rizner was born at Greencastle, Pa., May 15, 1847. She was confirmed and joined the Lutheran Church at about the age of 16. She came to make her home in Illinois about sixteen years ago, and at the time she changed her membership from the Lutheran Church in the east, to the Lutheran Church of Polo, of which she was a member at the time of her death. She died March 25, 1916, aged 68 years, 10 months and 10 days. She leaves two brothers, four half brothers and four half sisters, and many friends to mourn her death. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Lutheran Church, conducted by Rev. F. M. Keller.

Contributed by Julie Bartimus (source unknown)

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