KEINER, Joseph Peter
Funeral rites for Joseph P. Keiner, 72, were held Nov. 30 in Albuquerque, N.M., with military burial in the Sante Fe National Cemetery. Keiner was born Nov. 15, 1929, to Alma and Ray Keiner and graduated from Franklin High School. He married Mary Kay Stamer of Elk Point in 1950. After military service during the Korean Conflict, he graduated from South Dakota State University as an electrical engineer. He worked for Sandia Laboratories in Albuquerque, an Atomic Energy Commission engaged in research and development in nuclear weapons design, until his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Mary Kay of Albuquerque; four daughters: Patti of Albuquerque, Kitty of Los Angeles, Mary Jo of Sante Fe, and Debbie of Loveland, Colo; several grandchildren; a brother William of Madison; and a sister Dona Schmidt of Westbrook, Minn. The Ellsworth Funeral Home supervised local arrangements.
KEINER, Mabel Ruby
Lake County (South Dakota) Leader, December 22, 1944
Illness Fatal to Mrs. Irvin Seid
From Tuesday's Daily - Mrs. Irvin Seid, 56, resident of lake county since 1894, died yesterday after a brief illness. Born in Cumberland, Ia., Dec. 9, 1888, she came with her parents to Franklin township when a young girl.
She was married in Franklin Township, July 15, 1908 to Irvin Seid, who survives. her father died nearly 40 years ago and her mother, Mrs. Peter Kiner, died Nov. 15. Mrs. Seid had lived in Madison several years.
Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Robert of Madison and Clayton of Ft. Sill, Okla.; a daughter, Mrs. Hugo Mock of Wessington Springs; four grandchildren; five brothers, Frank, William, George, and Ray Kiner of Madison, and Fred of Charter Oak, Ia.; and two sisters, Mrs. Eva McGrath and Mrs. Bessie Bagley. The body is at Hallenbeck's Funeral Home.
Lake County (South Dakota) Leader, December 29, 1944
Funeral Thursday for Mrs. Irving Seid
Funeral for Mrs. Irving Seid was held yesterday at the Methodist church with Rev. C. C. Bracy in charge. His message of faith and hope brought comfort to the family. Don Brummel, superintendent of the Franklin school, was soloist, with Mrs. Wesley Beardsley accompanist. There were many beautiful flowers, floral pieces and memorials.
Burial was in the family lot in Graceland cemetery. Pallbearers were Ed Hexom, Fred Sundberg, ???Lee, Price Bagley, Henry Bagley and Ben Mitchum. Interment was directed by Hallenbecks.
Attending the final service from out of town were: Cpl. and Mrs. Clayton Seid and son Dennis of Ft. Sill, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Mock (Bernice Seid) and sons Robert and William of Wessington Springs; Fred Keiner of Charter Oak, Ia.; Tom Barber of Crooks; Mrs. Garret Neis and Mrs. C. C. Matson of Sioux Falls.
Members of the Home club and members of her circle of the Methodist church served dinner and supper to the relatives and friends.
KEINER, Norman August
Obituary in the August 16, 1996 Denison Review, Denison, Iowa:
Norman August Keiner was born on May 5, 1927 in Charter Oak, Iowa to Fred G. and Edith A. nee Wessel Keiner. He grew up on the family farm as the youngest of nine children and attended Crawford County schools. He worked on various farms before entering the Navy. He served on the USS Iowa. After his discharge from the Navy he married Norma J. Wessel in 1947 and moved to Lincoln. This union was blessed with two daughters. Following the dissolution of his first marriage, on August 30 of 1958 Norman was united in marriage to Marilyn Burchess at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Pastor Wm. Roesler. The Lord blessed them with three daughters. Their daughter, Julie, died in infancy. A son, Mark, was stillborn. Norman was received as a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln through rite of adult confirmation on his birthday in 1968 by Pastor Edgar Schmidt. Norman was employed with Paramount Dry Cleaning from 1947-1969 and then with Lincoln Public Schools until his retirement in 1989. Norman enjoyed tending the lawn, gardening, camping ,and woodworking. He faced his battle with cancer with perseverance, hope and trust in God's care and grace. He took great comfort in the love and forgiveness of his Savior, Jesus. He looked forward to visits from his family, friends, and pastors. Norman died August 8, 1996 at his home. He was 69 years, three months and three days of age at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his parents ,a brother, two sisters ,and two infant children. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn and his daughters, Michelle Wolf (Randy), Jacqueline Jones (James), Sandra Glasgow, and Laurie Scheidel (James); by his sisters, Viola Malone, Berniece Thomsen, and Margaret Freerking (Lee), and a brother, Don Keiner (Marcella). He is further survived by his grandchildren, Phillip, Benjamin ,and Nicholas Wolf, Jordan Jones, and Todd Glasgow. Pallbearers were Duane Wessel, Delbert Emerson, Ray Leising, Lance Hall, Clayton Keiner, and Eugene Malone. Honorary pallbearers were Randy Wolf, Jim Jones, Irvin Wessel, Gary Thalken, Matthew White, and Dick Wieting.
KEINER, Ray B.
Madison Daily Leader May 27, 1953
Ray Keiner Dies in Veteran Hospital
Ray Keiner, 54, died Tuesday at the Veterans hospital, Sioux Falls, after being ill six months. The funeral will be held at 1:30 pm Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Rev. Ernest N. Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Mr. Keiner was born Aug. 28, 1898, in Franklin Township, the son of pioneers Mr. and Mrs. Peter Keiner. He served in World War I in Company E, supply depot.
He is survived by his widow, whom he married Aug. 14, 1919, in Sioux Falls; three children, William B. and Joseph P. Keiner and Mrs. Merlin Smith (Dona); two grandchildren; three brothers, Frank, George, and William, all of Madison; two sisters, Mrs. Eva McGrath and Mrs. Bessie Bagley, also of Madison.
KEINER, Viola Edith
Denison Review, Friday, March 1, 2002; page 3
Viola Malone, age 88 of Dow City, died Tuesday, February 26, at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Dow City with burial in the Dow City Cemetery. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of the arrangements where friends may call after 3 p.m. Friday.
Survivors include two sons: Vernon of Sequim, Washington and Eugene of Dow City; three daughters: Donna Waderich of Omaha, Marilyn Head of Wyoming, Minnesota and Beverly Miller of Dow City; 16 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; one brother, Donald Keiner of Dow City; three sisters: Bernice Thomsen of Denison, Margaret Freerking of Paullina, and Helen Keiner.
Denison Review, Friday, March 29, 2002; page 7
Viola Edith (Keiner) Malone was born May 7, 1913 in Madison, South Dakota the daughter of Fred and Edith (Wessel) Keiner. She died Tuesday evening at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa at the age of 88.
Viola was raised in South Dakota and Iowa moving back and forth "just like gypsies did" she used to say. She attended country schools where she received her formal education. As a young girl Viola helped on the farm and with her younger brothers and sisters. Also she helped other families in the area with cooking, cleaning, and watching their children.
On December 3, 1931, Viola was united in marriage to Lewis Malone at the Zion Lutheran parsonage in Denison, Iowa. Together they farmed in the Dow City area until 1970 when they moved into Dow City. Viola was very active in the church belonging the Ladies Aid. She also belonged to Tops 440 and the Unusual Club. Viola enjoyed embroidering. She made each one of her grandchildren a hand made quilt when they were born. Due to failing health Viola had not been able to do many things lately.
In addition to her parents, Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis, one infant daughter Margie Ellen, one son Richard (Dutch) Malone, one granddaughter Julie Head and two great grandsons Brian Katz and Benjamin Weyand. Two brothers Ed and Norman, two sisters Leona and Arlene.
Survivors include two sons: Vernon (Donna) Malone of Sequim, Washington and Eugene (Marlene) Malone of Dow City, Iowa. Three daughters: Donna (Ralph) Waderich of Omaha, Nebraska, Marilyn (Pat) Head of Wyoming, Minnesota, Beverly (Joe) Miller of Dow City, Iowa and one daughter-in-law, Shirley Malone of Dow City, Iowa. Also surviving are sixteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren. One brother, Donald (Marcella) Keiner of Dow City, Iowa, three sisters: Bernice Thomsen of Denison, Iowa, Margaret (Lee) Freerking of Paullina, Iowa, and Helen. Also two sisters-in-law: Mary McQuirk of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Marilyn Keiner of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 2, 2002 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Dow City, Iowa. Vicar Gordon Buchholz officiated the service with interment at the Dow City Cemetery. Sherry Ketelsen provided the organ accompaniment for congregational hymns "Just As I Am, Without One Plea" and "How Great Thou Art". Honorary pallbearers were: Diane Dansereau III, Renita Laubscher, Janet Hirlinger, Marjorie Sodano, Russell Head, Joan Workman, Gail Weyand, Brenda Katz; Steven Head and Lisa Miller. Pallbearers were: Dennis Waderich, Michael Miller, Roger Waderich, Byron Malone, Dale Malone, and Jeff Head. The family invited everyone in attendance at the service to join them in fellowship and lunch at the Community Building served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.
KEINER, William Lewis
Madison Daily Leader September 10, 1958
William Keiner Dies Tuesday
Funeral Services to be Friday
William Lewis Keiner, 66, died Tuesday afternoon at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, where he had been confined eight months. He had been in poor health for three years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday at Hallenbeck Funeral Home. Rev. E. N. Nelson will officiate. Burial will be in Franklin cemetery.
Mr. Keiner was born March 6, 1892 in Anita, Ia., and came to Lake county with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Keiner in 1893. He served in the Army during World War I.
He is survived by two brothers, Frank and George Keiner and one sister, Mrs. Eva McGrath, all of Madison.
Madison Daily Leader, September 15, 1958, page 3
William Keiner Rites Are Held
Funeral services for William L. Keiner who died Tuesday afternoon at the Veterans Hospital, Sioux Falls, were held Friday afternoon at Hallenbeck Funeral Home. Rev. E. N. Nelson officiated. Burial was in Franklin cemetery with Veterans of Foreign Wars graveside rites.
Kermit Kiner sang "Rock of Ages" and "Abide With Me" accompanied by Mrs. A. F. Swan. Pallbearers were Jim Bakke, John and Glen Granflaten, Harvey Alguire, Earl Alguire and John McAllister. Luch was served at the Frank Keiner home after the services.
Out-of-town relatives attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thomsen, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Malone, Mrs. Otto Peterson, Dow City, Ia.; Mrs. Fritz Thomsen, Dennison, Ia.; Mrs. Lee Freerking, Paulina, Ia.; Mrs. Edith Keiner, Charter Oak, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Keiner, Mrs. Eva McGrath and Mary Broderick, Sioux Falls; Mr and Mrs. Harry Whelpley, Davis; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Mock, Wessington Springs and Harold McGrath, Huron.
Mrs. Peter Kiner
From Monday's Daily - Funeral services for Mrs. Peter Kiner who died at 2:30 a.m. today will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hallenbeck Funeral home with Rev. C.C. Bracy in charge. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call.
Mrs. Kiner had lived in Lake county for more than 50 years, most of her life being spent in Franklin township. Interment will be in the Franklin Cemetery.
Born in Illinois- Born March 6, 1863, Mrs. Kiner was 81 years of age at the time of her death. She had been in frail health for many months but was bedfast for only the last week. She was receiving care at the home of Mrs. John Krueger.
Mrs. Kiner, whose maiden name was Hellen D. Kelley, was born at Clinton, Ill. As a child she moved with her parents to Des Moines. There she was married to Peter Kiner in 1879, who died in September 1905. They lived at Anita and Cumberland, Ia, and moved to Franklin township in March 1894. After her husband's death she remained in Franklin township, moving to Madison in 1937.
Survivors include eight children: Frank, William, George, and Ray Kiner, all of Madison; Fred Kiner, of Charter Oak, Ia; Mrs. Mabel Seid, Mrs. Eva McGrath, and Mrs. Bessie Bagley, all of Madison. There are 23 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Two other children preceded their mother in death, an infant, and Mrs. Katie Angus of Auburn, Neb.
Mrs. Kiner had joined the Methodist church while living at Cumberland, Ia.
Lake County Leader, November 17, 1944
Funeral Services for Mrs. Kiner; Burial at Franklin
Rev. C.C. Bracy had charge of final services for Mrs. Peter Kiner who died Monday following a long illness. Last rites were held at the Hallenbeck funeral home and special music was sung by Don Brummel of Franklin.
Interment was in the family lot in Franklin. Pallbearers were old friends from the Franklin vicinity, George McAllister, Glen Lee, Lennie Buntrock, Fred Sundberg, Vic Sterling and Frank Hammer.
Out of town relatives present were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kiner of Charter Oak, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kiner of Sioux Falls; Mrs. Paul Thomsen of Arion, Ia.; Mrs. Otto Peterson of Schleswig, Ia.; and Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Kiner of Chester.
Dinner for the family and relatives was served at the Ray Kiner home in Franklin following the funeral.