Cover photo for Lotus Rister's Obituary
Lotus Rister Profile Photo
1922 Lotus 2017

Lotus Rister

July 5, 1922 — April 24, 2017

Lotus A. Rister, age 94, formerly of Julesburg, CO passed away April 24, 2017 in Castle Rock, CO.

Burial services will be held at the Grant Fairview Cemetery in Grant, Nebraska on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3pm.

Lotus was born July 5, 1922 in Grant Nebraska as the youngest of four children to Lester and Eva Cunningham. She was raised on a farm southeast of Grant, and attended schools in and near Grant. On November 28, 1944, she married Donald Rister in Grant; they were married until Don's death in 1989. During the marriage, Lotus was an avid hunter, fisherman, Julesburg sports fan and supported Don in the Parton & Rister construction business.

Lotus was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Cecil of Wichita, KS and Kenneth of Omaha NE; sister Marge of Lincoln NE; and son Terry of Waller, TX. She is survived by son Dennis of Castle Rock CO; four granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a loving daughter, wife, mom, grandma & friend and she will be missed by all.

A memorial has been established in her memory for later designation. Condolences can be shared online at

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant, NE is in charge arrangements.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lotus Rister, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree