Fred Kiesel

Fred Kiesel

Death 10 Dec 2006 (aged 88)
Burial Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 17144988 · View Source
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CROWLEY – Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2006 at the Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel for Fred Kiesel, 88, who died Sunday, December 10, 2006 at his residence in Crowley.

Visitation was Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Rabbi Micah Lapidus of Temple Shalom officiated the funeral services and the burial at Hebrew Rest Cemetery in Lafayette.

Mr. Kiesel was born December 29, 1917 to William and Cora Gumfory Kiesel. He served his country in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWII, serving in England with the 8th Air Force. He married Mildred "Mitzi" Kravitz in 1946 and together they began Kiesel Electric.

He is survived by three sons, Alan Kiesel and his wife, Jean of Lafayette; Eric Kiesel and his wife, Julie of Atlanta, Ga. and Brian Kiesel and his wife, Debbie of Lufkin, Texas; three sisters, Lena Hilliard of Pryor, Okla.; Mary Didoha of Vallejo, Calif.; and Louise Banfield of Tulsa, Okla.; three brothers, Joseph Kiesel of Dallas, Texas, Lee Kiesel of Pryor, Okla.; and Paul Kiesel of Gainesville, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three brothers, William Jr, Edward and Jack Kiesel; and three sisters, Bertha Leslie, Christine Preston and Marguerite Martin.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Temple Shalom or the charity of their choice.

Friends who wish to do so may offer their condolences online at

Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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  • Created by: Janice Williams Langley
  • Added: 24 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17144988
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Kiesel (29 Dec 1917–10 Dec 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17144988, citing Menachim Aveilim Cemetery, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Janice Williams Langley (contributor 46826182) .