Kermit Leon Kiefer

Kermit Leon Kiefer

Callaway, Becker County, Minnesota, USA
Death 9 Aug 1985 (aged 61)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA
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Kermit L. Kiefer, 61, of Adams, died Friday, August 9, 1985 at the Veterans' Administration Hospital in Minneapolis.

Born Jun 3, 1924 in Callaway, Minn., he lived most of his life in the Adams, Albert Lea and Austin areas.

Kermit joined the U.S. Marines Feb 23, 1943 and served during WWII until retiring at the rank of CPL on Christmas day 1945.

He married Gail Gilbert in Albert Lea, she died in 1974.

He was a parts man for several businesses in the Albert Lea and Austin areas, and managed Motor Supply stores in Albert Lea and Austin.

After the death of his wife he moved back to Adams, where he worked for the city of Adams, the Adams Health Care Center and Schmitz Electric. He was a member of the Freemond Madson VFW Post 447 of Albert Lea, and the Moose Lodge of Albert Lea.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane Smallwood of Minneapolis; his mother Gertrude Kiefer of Adams; one brother Bernard of Adams; and one sister, Mrs. Norman (Madonna) Hovde of LeRoy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, one sister and one brother.

Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, the Rev. Andrew Kreidermacher officiating. Interment in Graceland Cemetery in Albert Lea.

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  • Created by: Minnesota Norsk
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 154924849
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kermit Leon Kiefer (3 Jun 1924–9 Aug 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 154924849, citing Graceland Cemetery, Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Minnesota Norsk (contributor 47595449) .