Stephanie Lynn Risner

January 30, 1979 - December 4, 2020
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Debbie (Nichols) Tierney
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Stephanie Lynn Risner, age 41 of Lima, passed at 4:08 a.m., Friday, December 4, 2020 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born January 30, 1979 in Lima, Ohio to David, Sr. and Debra F. Shaffer Risner, who survive in Lima.

Stephanie was a member of the Salvation Army. She was an avid, lifelong bingo player and could play all day! She won multiple coveralls and was thrilled when family and friends could join the fun. Stephanie’s greatest joy was spending time with the people she loved and she will be remembered for her huge heart.

Also surviving is her maternal grandfather – Paul E. Shaffer of Lima; a brother – David Lee Risner, Jr. of Cairo and his children – Jordis Rex and David Lee Risner, lll; a sister – Kristi J. (Timothy ‘Duck’) Eberle of Lima and their children – Brandon, Bradley, and Brandi; a special cousin – Sheramy (Jeffrey) Horner of Lima and their children – Brooke, Julia, and Brian; a lifetime friend – Audrey Garber of Lima; aunts and uncles – Linda (Steve) Boop; Cathy (Kevin) Tierney; Jeffrey (Holly) Shaffer; Michael Shaffer; Susan Holbrook; cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents – Estill Lee Risner and Marilyn ‘Marie’ Risner; maternal grandmother – Beverly Mae Shaffer; 3 uncles – John Risner; Randy Shaffer, and Gregory Shaffer.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 8 2020 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Major Felipe and Diane Tamayo will officiate. Burial will follow in Ward Cemetery, Bath Township.

Visitation for the immune compromised will be from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home and from 4:00 – 8:00 for the general public. The family will also receive friends one hour prior the the services on Tuesday.

In memory of Stephanie Lynn, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Toys for Tots.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 7, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: January 30, 1979
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Melissa Eaton posted on 12/9/20

Stephanie you will be greatly missed we met at church thru grandma Bev and we formed a great friendship we even had classes together at OSU and there you introduced me to Holly and together we became a trio Fly high Stephanie and play all the bingo you like just try to let the others win and eat all the wonderful Kewpee hamburgers your grandma Bev is making. Until we meet again 😇😇


Debbie (Nichols) Tierney posted on 12/7/20

Stephanie, YOU are so Missed. Love You. May in REST IN HEAVEN. 🙏🏻❤️


Mary Burden posted on 12/7/20

I'm sorry for your loss. She will greatly miss by everyone .


Patty Roberts posted on 12/7/20

Thoughts and prayers for family. Stephanie will be greatly missed


Jeff Shaffer posted on 12/6/20

December 4, 2020 First day in Heaven. Forever to go. Love, Uncle Jeff & Aunt Holly


Steve and Christy Boop posted on 12/6/20

Stephanie was always a shining lights no matter the situation. You could count on her to have a smile and bring joy to everyone. She will be missed greatly!


Alyssa Brookman posted on 12/5/20

I’ll always remember you!! You were always there for my family and I... I’ll remember when we used to watch cartoons together and you would always be there to take me somewhere if I needed to be some place... so sad 😭♥️♥️♥️🙏🏻 You’re in a better place now no more pain.. I hope you’re smiling and having a good ole time in heaven right now!!! ♥️♥️😭


Debbie (Nichols) Tierney posted on 12/5/20

Stephanie, You will surely be missed by ALL. You are now with God and all your family and friends who have left us too before you. Maybe you can get a BINGO game going in Heaven. ❤️❤️❤️


Pamela Horner posted on 12/5/20

I am so deeply sorry. You have my deepest condolences. Stephanie will be missed by so many people. May she rest in peace.