Mary Irene Rider
Mary Irene (Cisler) Rider went peacefully home to the Lord on September 30, 2019.
Mary, the daughter of Daniel and Mildred (Ten Eyk) Cisler, was born October 13, 1931 at home in Middleville. She graduated from Thornapple Kellogg High School in 1949, marrying Raymond Rider later that year. They shared 54 years together.
For 30 years, Mary worked at Hastings Manufacturing, retiring in 1992. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, always cherishing the church family. She enjoyed crocheting, time with family, and travel, visiting Europe, the Holy Lands, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Millee Rider and Marilyn (Stephen) Kesler; grandchildren Tommy Lee (Margo) Shafer, Laura (Tom) Fenoseff, Tealy (Zachary) Moore, Emily (Matt) Mulder, Courtney (Joe) Stevens, and Brienne Hallifax; 12 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and close friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Raymond Rider; brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Celia Cisler; step-son, Raymond Rider; step-daughter, Katherine (Rider) Krewson, and step-father, Otis Morgan.
Visitation will be at Grace Lutheran Church, 239 E North St, Hastings, MI 49058, on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m. with a Celebration of Life and luncheon following.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s honor to Grace Lutheran Church or the Barry County Animal Shelter, 540 N Industrial Park Dr., Hastings, Michigan 49058.
Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, to leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.