January 6, 1947 – Friday, August 18, 2017
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church-Winsted, MN
Monday, August 21, 2017
AT THE CHURCH
Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Harlan D. Kieser, age 70, of Winsted passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
He was born on January 6, 1947 in Watertown the son of Walter F. “Wally” & Arleen S. (Lohrke) Kieser.
Harlan graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1965.
He served his Country in The United States Army in Vietnam and was honorably discharged on March 21st, 1972.
Harlan was employed at Sterner Lighting in Winsted as a draftsman and in sales for more than twenty years. He later worked at Uni-Hydro in Cosmos.
He served on the Winsted Fire Department for twenty- four years from 9-1-1969 to 12-13-1993. As Assistant Chief from 1979-1987 and Chief from 1988 to 1993.
Harlan was a life, long faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted.
He enjoyed softball, trap shooting and golf.
Survived by brothers: Darryl W. Kieser (fiancé Sherry Paschke) and Todd A. Kieser all of Winsted; other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by his parents Walter F. “Wally” Kieser in 1986 and Arleen S. Kieser in 2012 and by a brother Kevin L. Kieser in 2006.
Funeral services for Harlan Kieser will be held on Monday, August 21st at 1:00 P.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted. Pastor David Hormann will officiate. Sheryl Menden will be the organist for the funeral service
Interment will follow with military rites at the Winsted Public Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 20th from 4-8 P.M. at the church. Further visitation will be held on Monday, August 21st at the church one hour prior to services.
Casket Bearers will be William and Jerome Roufs, Doug Telecky, Allan Uecker, Jim Brown and Rick Menden.