Bernard R. 'Bernie' Kaiser

10/18/2013

Bernard R. "Bernie" Kaiser, 75, Manhattan, formerly of Hill City, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Colmery O'Neal VA Medical Center, Topeka.

Bernard R. "Bernie" Kaiser, 75, Manhattan, formerly of Hill City, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Colmery O'Neal VA Medical Center, Topeka.

He was born Dec. 5, 1937, in Grainfield to Carl and Anna (Zerr) Kaiser.

He married Debra Ann Desbien. She preceded him in death July 23, 1990. He was an auctioneer. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include a son, Darin Kaiser, Manhattan; a daughter, Darcy Kaiser, Hays; two brothers, Leo Kaiser, Hutchinson, and John Kaiser, Grainfield; two sisters, Agnes Ziegler, Hutchinson, and Tina Leiker, Oakley; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City; burial in Wildhorse Township Cemetery, Bogue.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Masses in care of the funeral home.