Vera I. Riseling, 63, an employe of the accounting firm of Matthews, Carter & Boyce and a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, died Sunday at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. She had myelofibrosis, a bone disease.
Mrs. Riseling, who was born in Anniston, Ala., grew up in Houston, Tex. She enlisted in the Marine Corps during World War II and was stationed at Henderson Hall, the Marine Corps headquarters in Arlington.
She later earned a degree in accounting at the Strayer Business College and joined Matthews, Carter & Boyce. She had worked there about 30 years at the time of her death.
Mrs. Riseling, who lived in Suitland, was a member of the Women's Club of St. Bernadine's Church. She also was a member of the S.G.T.V. Washingtonia, a group which performs Bavarian folk dances, the Rhinellander Social Club, of which she was treasurer, and the Concord Club.
Survivors include her husband, George F. Riseling, a former general counsel of the D.C. Redevelopment Land Agency, of Suitland; three sons, George F. Jr. of Locust Grove, Va., and J. Charles and Patrick J., both of Suitland; her foster mother, Lorena Cochell of Houston, and three brothers, Charles C. Ottosen, Bedeford C. Ottosen and Bradley C. Ottosen, and one sister, Bobbie Nan O. Bennett, all of Houston.