Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley (1923 - 2016)

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Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley
1923 - 2016
updated February 06, 2019
Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley, mother to 3 children, was born on December 14, 1923 at Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio USA. She was born into the Striebel family and married into the Risley family. She was born to Louis Benjamin Striebel, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. Berneice married Clifford Risley Jr., and they gave birth to Cheryl "Cheri" Lynn Risley, Bruce Paul Risley, and Clifford Randall "Randy" Risley. She died on April 1, 2016 in California at 92 years of age.

Name: Bernice Tuebel
[Bernice Striebel]
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 2 Dec 1951
Marriage Place: Marion, Indiana, USA
Spouse: Clifford Risley

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Arsenal Technical High School, 1500 Michigan Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana


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Louis Benjamin Striebel
Feb 26, 1884 - Dec 1, 1968
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley & Clifford Risley Jr.

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Clifford Risley Jr.
Jan 16, 1925 - May 26, 2016
Moorpark, CA, USA



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2007-02-09 / Community
'Love everlasting' a Moorpark couple's creedo
By Sylvie Belmond [contact link]

Even after more than five decades of marriage, Cliff and Berneice Risley continue to demonstrate to each other daily that love is a long-lasting pledge.

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"Not a day goes by that they don't hug, hold hands, exchange a heartfelt kiss and genuinely say to each other 'I love you,'" said their daughter Cheri Risley-Bonnert.

"You have to have a real commitment and make a commitment with God and your family," said Cliff Risley, 83.

"We love each other so much," said Berneice, adding her husband of 55 years is a wonderful man and she loves everything about him.

The admiration is mutual. "She's a very loving person and has always been very considerate of everyone," said Cliff.

"She's always happy, smiling and keeps herself beautiful," he said, adding he loves her eyes and the way she dresses.

The pair met in Indianapolis and they fell in love right away.

"We took our vows very seriously and became not only husband and wife, but also best friends," Cliff said.

Whether it's traveling, raising children or helping at their grand-daughter's school here in Moorpark, the Risley always do everything together, they said. They're also very close to their family, which includes three children and five grandchildren.

Cliff was Director of Research for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Great Lakes Region and Berneice worked for the American Beverage and Supply Corp until she retired to raise her children.

The couple moved to Moorpark three years ago so they could be close to their daughter and grand-daughter who is 9-year-old.

"They've always been so romantic, it's amazing, RisleyBonnert said.

When she was a teenager Risley-Bonnert said she was embarrassed because her parents were the only ones around who were romantic, but in the long run it's helped her and her two brothers with their own relationships, she said.

They all enjoy successful marriages that have lasted more than 20 years each.

The couple goes to Campus Canyon Elementary School weekly to read with young students and even there, love is in the air.

They arrive every Thursday morning holding hands and leave at the end of the day the same way," said Campus Canyon Principal Linda Bowe.

Cliff is very protective and gentlemanly toward his wife Berneice, she said.

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In 1923, in the year that Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1955, she was 32 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1976, Berneice was 53 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1986, by the time she was 63 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1995, she was 72 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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