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Donald Riis Sr

Donald Riis Sr., age 85, of Waconia, formerly of Mound, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Delano.

He was born Sept. 12, 1922, to Otto and Agnita Riis in Hutchinson.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Helen; and his son, Robert.

He is survived by his children, Gwendolyn, Arthur and Judy, Alfred and Pat, BettyJo and Mike, Donald Jr. and Bonnie, and Cindy and Curt; special friend Joan and Cal; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gregg Donnelly officiating. Interment was in the Watertown Community Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.