July 13, 1922 ~ June 20, 2019

Born in: Neukolln, Germany,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Irmgard G. Riesner, 96, passed away June 20, 2019. Survived by children, Rich (Phyllis) Riesner of Pueblo and Rosalyn (Harry 'Bud') Temple of Winchester, Mass.; grandchildren, Kristen (Louis) Chavez, Julianne (Mike) Hurley both of Pueblo, Leah (Craig Brown) Temple of Lowell, Mass. and Natalie Temple of Charlestown, Mass.; and great-grandchildren, Mitchel Chavez of Grand Junction, Kaitlyn Chavez, Jackson Dickerson, Maximo Dickerson, Chace Hurley and Maverick Hurley all of Pueblo, Duncan Brown and Vivian Brown of Lowell, Mass. Preceded in death by husband, Heinz Riesner; parents, Erna and Frank Karge; and sister, Eleanore Kaiser. Irma was born in Neukolln, Germany on July 13, 1922. She was employed by Sears from 1961 to 1982, during which time she became Assistant Store Manager. She retired in 1982 but returned to Sears as a stocking clerk in 1988. She then reretired in 2001. Irma was instrumental in cutting the ribbon to open the 'new' Sears store in the Pueblo Mall. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Sharmar Assisted Living and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for all they have done for her. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made direct to a charity of your choice. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. My prayers for your family at this difficult time. We are blessed with memories and may you cherish memories of your mother and hold them close.

  2. RIP Ermi. I had the pleasure of working with her for a short time and my husband worked with her before me. She was very special and a very kind loving woman. Prayers to all.

  3. I am sorry for your loss, I often spoke to Irmgard. while she was sitting near the fireplace when I visited my mother at the Sharmar. I am sure she will be missed.

  4. Rosalyn ,Richard and families,

    I was saddened to read of the passing of your mother and grandmother.
    She had to have been a very wonderful person. That was evident in the way
    you two turned out. Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss.
    May your grief be short and your memories comforting.
    Mike Rosales

  5. To the Family of Irma Reisner, please accept my condolences on her passing she will be remembered as a Nice woman and a wonderful neighbor it was always a pleasure to talk to her. respectfully her Westacres neighbor
    Gary Lucero and Children

  6. My sincere condolences for your loss.

    Please know that God understands how you feel and he deeply cares about you (1Peter 5:7), and fully understands what you’re going through. Especially the pain and grief we experience when someone we love falls asleep in death. God’s word encourages all to throw all of our anxiety on Him because he cares for you.
    You can trust him with your innermost feelings, Pray to Almighty God for comfort and he will sustain you.

    My deepest Sympathy.

  7. I am deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your dear loved one. May Jehovah the “God of all comfort” be a source of strength and comfort to help you endure this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4. Psalms 83:18.

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