Leo Kaiser Obituary

Leo H. Kaiser
Leo H. Kaiser
Leo H. Kaiser

January 6, 2008
Born in Maquoketa, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Leo Kaiser, 74, passed away at home on Sunday, January 6, 2008. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2008 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Des Moines. Cremation will follow services with a graveside service held at 12:30p.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Cemetery in LaMotte, Iowa.

Leo was born in Maquoketa, Iowa, met and married Darlene Drish, served in the US Army for two years and farmed in Zwingle, Iowa. In 1972 Leo moved to Des Moines and attended the Iowa Commission of the Blind. He operated several cafeterias in the Des Moines area retiring in 1995. Leo then resided with his daughter Bev and her family.

Leo is survived by his children, Kevin (Beverly) Kaiser, Keith (Sheila) Kaiser, Ken (Katie) Kaiser and Bev (Dave) Wignall all of Des Moines, eight grandchildren and the mother of his children, Darlene McCauley of McGregor, Iowa.

Visitation begins after 3 p.m. Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. and a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Commission for the Blind or the American Diabetes Association.


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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
Thursday, January 10, 2008
10:30 AM
Holy Rosary Cemetery
La Mott, IA US
Friday, January 11, 2008
12:30 PM


American Diabetes Association-Iowa Chapter
4430 - 114th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Iowa Commission for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309