Kenneth Lee Kiser, “tell‘em you heard it from KISER”, 86, of Fremont, passed away January 31, 2021 in Norwalk, OH. He was born November 26, 1934 in Fremont, the son of Howard Leroy and Vivian Mildred (Brenner) Kiser Pigott.
Ken was a 1952 graduate of Fremont Ross High and went on to enlist in the United States Marine Corp. Serving from Jan 20, 1956 through January 19, 1958 at Paris Island, SC, Camp Lejeune, NC, and Camp Upshur, VA. On January 26, 1957 he married Claudette (Kleckner) Kiser Kauble in Manassas, VA. They would later divorce. Previous employers were Young’s Mobile Home Park and Schiets Motors. He worked as a machinist for Ludlow Composites retiring in 2018 after 55 years of service and was owner of Ken Kiser Sound & Communications since 1949. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, the Elks Lodge and Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame member. For nearly 3 decades he was seen with his faithful companions: Molly I, II, III.
Surviving are his children: Kimberley Kay Kiser of Alaska, Christopher Lee Kiser/Kathy Gibbs of Fremont, OH and Howard Michael Kiser/Leanna (Eaken) Kiser of Richlands, NC; significant other Donna Valentine of Fremont, OH; grandchildren: Jacob Thomas Jump/ Serina Tyrell of Alaska, Joshua James Kiser/Elizabeth (Goins) Kiser of Pikeville, NC; Melanie Nicole Kiser of Durham, NC; great-grandchildren Aurora Tyrell of Alaska, Taivon Agnew of Toledo, OH; sister Carol Benner of North Canton, OH.
Visitation will take place on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 10:00A.M. until 12:30P.M. at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed, 1375 SR 590, Gibsonburg, OH. Funeral services will begin 12:30P.M. at Ole Zim’s. Maureen Pump will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens with military graveside rights performed by the V.F.W. and American Legion. Memorial contributions may be made to Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame, c\o Randy Mapus 7503 Sunnydale, Castalia, OH 44824
Online condolences and memories may be expressed at www.hermanfh.com