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Published February 08, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mabel "Rise" Justice

Mabel Gladys Rudolf was born April 27, 1928 in Wishek, ND, the daughter of August and Maria (Meidinger) Rudolf. She grew up and was schooled in Wishek. After graduating from Wishek High School, Mabel attended Mary College at Bismarck, ND. She graduated with a degree in nursing in 1948.

On May 11, 1949 Mabel was united in marriage to Everett Rise. The couple was blessed with one son, Craig. Mabel worked as a nurse in Fargo, ND and at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. The family moved to Jamestown, ND where Mabel worked at a clinic and the Catholic hospital. In 1968 Everett was transferred to the post office in Alexandria, MN. Mabel began working at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital that was later merged with Douglas County Hospital. In 1988 Mabel retired from Douglas County Hospital.

Mabel "Rise" Justice

Mabel Gladys Rudolf was born April 27, 1928 in Wishek, ND, the daughter of August and Maria (Meidinger) Rudolf. She grew up and was schooled in Wishek. After graduating from Wishek High School, Mabel attended Mary College at Bismarck, ND. She graduated with a degree in nursing in 1948.

On May 11, 1949 Mabel was united in marriage to Everett Rise. The couple was blessed with one son, Craig. Mabel worked as a nurse in Fargo, ND and at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. The family moved to Jamestown, ND where Mabel worked at a clinic and the Catholic hospital. In 1968 Everett was transferred to the post office in Alexandria, MN. Mabel began working at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital that was later merged with Douglas County Hospital. In 1988 Mabel retired from Douglas County Hospital.

Everett died in 1983. On May 7, 1988 Mabel was united in marriage to Richard Justice. Mabel served on the parish health board at First Lutheran Church where she was a member. She liked to do craftwork and created many crafts for Christmas. She was a good bridge player and played with many different groups over the years; she loved bridge. Most important to Mabel was her family; she was proud of her son. For the last seven years she has been visiting her husband faithfully at Peaceful Bliss.

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 Mabel died at the age of eighty-five years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Rise; a step-son Rick Justice; two brothers, Alvin and Helmuth Rudolf; and thee sisters, Esther Brandner, Erna Rath and Alma Doerr. Mabel is survived by her husband, Richard Justice of Alexandria; her son, Craig Rise and wife, Anita, of Fargo, ND; grandchildren Kristen Draskovic and husband, Jon, of Great Falls, MT, and Erin Rise of Minneapolis; one brother, Paul Rudolf of Wishek; two sisters, Luella Vilhauer of Vancouver, WA and Lorraine Hochhalter of Wishek; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 AM Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Interment will follow in the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church.

www.andersonfuneral.net

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