Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Wisconsin site of Kiser funeral

The Enquirer

Funeral services for Army Sgt. Charles Anthony Kiser, 37, the Amelia native killed in Iraq last week, will be Thursday in Sheboygan, Wis.


The service will be at 4 p.m. at Sheboygan Armory on Sheboygan LakefrontA time of visitation and tribute will be held at the armory from 11 a.m. Thursday until the service.

Memorials can be directed to the Charles Kiser Memorial Fund, Cleveland State Bank, 1250 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 158, Cleveland, WI 53015.Kiser lived in Cleveland, Wis., with his wife and two children.

Locally, Clermont County officials will celebrate Kiser's life in a program 7 p.m. Monday in front of the courthouse in Batavia.

The family is planning a local memorial Mass, but arrangements are not complete, said Bill Grannen, Kiser's brother-in-law.

Kiser, a graduate of McNicholas High School , was serving with the 330th Military Police Detachment from the Army Reserve Center, Sheboygan, which was stationed in Mosul, Iraq. He was killed just outside Mosul last Thursday when he was struck by shrapnel from a car bomb that flew through the windshield of his Humvee.

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