Thomas Carl Kiesler was born on July 5, 1925, in Taylor, Texas, to John August Kiesler and Alma Jost Kiesler. Thomas proudly served our country during WWII in the U.S. Marine Corps. On July 10, 1948, he married Betty Joyce Tucker in Taylor, Texas. He was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church, in Katy.
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Thomas passed away in a Houston hospital on Friday, January 24, 2013, at the age of 87 years.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Kiesler; daughters, Kandy Myers and her husband Jerry, Penny Galko and her husband Joe, Judy Regil, and Becky Kiesler; son, Tom F. Kiesler and his wife Sandy; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; as well as numerous friends and family. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; and all 4 siblings.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Memorial Lutheran Church, in Katy, with Rev. John F. Davis, Jr. officiating. A private, family graveside will follow in Taylor, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the
Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 27, 2013