Fred Risius

March 29, 1948 — May 09, 2024

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Fredrick Ted Risius, Sr., age 76, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Accura Healthcare of Pleasantville.

Fred was born March 29, 1948, to John Fredrick Risius and Gertie (Boyenga) Risius. He was the Business Agent and President of Laborers Local Union #177 for 18 years. Fred was an avid fisherman and enjoyed mushroom hunting. He was a baseball fan - he was active in Grandview Little League Baseball and loved watching the New York Yankees.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; children, Fredrick Risius, Jr., Mandy Risius, Travis Risius, and Richard Morris; numerous grandchildren; siblings, George Risius, Bobby Risius, and Kay Risius; as well as several nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, John and Gertie Risius and several siblings.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by funeral service at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Burial will take place at Berwick Cemetery after the service.

Contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa or the Whitehouse Alano Club.

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