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Clarence T. Kiser, 89, Beaver Dam

December 20, 2018

Clarence T. Kiser, 89, Beaver Dam, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Sylvan Crossings.

The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Friday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Dennis Richards will be officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Beaver Dam and military honors will be provided by the Fox Lake American Legion Post 521.

Clarence Theodore Kiser was born on June 15, 1929, in the town of Maine in Minnesota to Frank and Millicent (Nelson) Kiser. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on Jan. 3, 1949, and was stationed in Japan during the Korean War. Clarence was an aircraft mechanic and was honorably discharged Oct. 1, 1952, receiving the Korean Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. On Aug. 28, 1954, he was united in marriage with Barbara A. Schmitt at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaver Dam. Clarence worked at Kraft Foods in Beaver Dam for 30 years in maintenance and retired in 1989. He was a member of the Fox Lake American Legion Post 521 and a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam. Clarence was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a dedicated Packers fan and enjoyed trap shooting. Clarence spent many hours in his garden and enjoyed golfing. He was a lifetime member of the Beaver Dam Conservationist Club and enjoyed his Wednesday afternoon visits with his friends.

Survivors are his children Janet (Donald) Deutsch of Beaver Dam, Kay (Mark Morden) Kiser of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Gary Kiser of Beaver Dam, and Lee (Kay) Kiser of Fox Lake; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Loeck of Waupun; and sisters-in-law, Rosemary (Fred) Berger, Doris Schmitt and Rita Kemnitz; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; one brother; three sisters; grandson, Paul; and several in-laws.

Memorials may be made in Clarence’s name to the Trosten Haus.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences or for directions and other information, visit KoepsellFH.com.

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