John A. Keiser Apr. 5, 1931 - Apr. 11, 2014 SOUTH BEND - John A. Keiser, 83, of South Bend, passed away too soon after living a full and content life on Friday April 11, 2014, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend. He was born on April 5, 1931, in Wolcott, IN, to the late Othar and Adah (Haycraft) Keiser. On August 26, 1960 he married Charlotte Mangin who preceded him in death on March 13, 2007. Along with his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Brent Keiser and a granddaugher, Ann Marie Keiser. John is survived by his daughter, Carolyn Keiser of South Bend; his sons, Wayde (Leah) Keiser of Metarie, LA, and Rhett (Sheila) and Greg (Kim) Keiser, both of South Bend; eight grandchildren, Erica, Westley, John, Chad, Kayla, Casey, Rebekah and Connor; six great-grandchildren; and by three brothers, Jim (Luanne) Keiser of MO, Julian (Delores) Keiser of Plymouth, IN and Jerry (Marilyn) Keiser of Jefferson, WI. Mr. Keiser was an Insurance Agent for Keiser and Associates for 26 years, before retiring in December 2010. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and a member of the Lydick and German Twp. Lions Clubs, Bowlers Country Club and served as the Past President of Blue Goose Insurance. He was an avid bowler, golfer, fisher and napper. He enjoyed reading western novels and watching westerns, and loved telling jokes and stories. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 pm Thursday, April 17, 2014, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend. A memorial service will follow at 1 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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3545 North Bendix Drive South Bend, IN 46628
Published in South Bend Tribune from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014