Dale Ross “Buckwheat” Kaiser, 79, of Vandalia, Illinois, formerly of Assumption, IL, passed away Saturday, May 07, 2016, at Vandalia, IL.
Graveside Services with Military Rites will be held at 12:00 PM, Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Liberty Cemetery, RFD Brownstown, with Pastor Jim Dann officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: Mooseheart. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born March 15, 1937, in Lane, IL, the son of Kyle S. & Minnie F. (Harris) Kaiser. He was a retired Hwy. Construction Superintendent, with Midwest Fence Corp., Chicago, IL; US Navy Vietnam Veteran; Life Member of VFW; Vandalia Moose Lodge #1447; Vandalia Country and Golf Club; and affiliated with Liberty Christian Church, Rural Brownstown, IL.
He is survived by: Sister – Reva Woolard & Lloyd, Pana, IL; Grandchildren – Rob Kaiser & Molly, Greensboro, NC and Angie Kaiser, Decatur, IL; Great Grandchildren – Ben, Claire & Maddie; and Foster Daughter – Christine Ortmann, Festus, MO.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Son – Wayne Kaiser 2015; Brother – Roger Kaiser; Step-Mother – Rella (Gaugh) Kaiser.