David D. Kaiser
David D. Kaiser 1939—2016 David Don Kaiser passed into eternity October 16, 2016 at The Meadows at Winn Prairie due to complications from Alzheimer's Disease. David was born in Freeport on November 30, 1939 to John and Nellie (nee' Howe) Fickert. David was adopted and raised by Merl and Marian ('nee Barnds) Kaiser. He was a lifelong resident of Cedarville, IL. In his early years, Mr. Kaiser would help his father build and remodel homes. After graduating from Freeport High School in 1956. He attended Bradley University in Peoria, IL, graduating in 1961 with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began working at Honeywell (Micro Switch) during summers in college, then joined the company full-time after graduation. He spent 37 years at Honeywell. He met his wife, Charlotte at work and they were married in 1964 at First Lutheran Church in Freeport. Mr. Kaiser loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and was devoted to his family. He will be remembered as having passion for adventure, engineering, creativity and hard work. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Charlotte Kaiser, nee' Gryte, of Grand Forks, ND; his sons, Erich Kaiser, Aaron Kaiser and Brad Kaiser; his daughter, Kortney Kaiser; his adopted sister Deanna (Don) Forrest, nee' Kaiser; his grandchildren; Brody, Kwynsee and Karsyn Kaiser; his biological sister and brother Joan and Bill as well as many close friends. He was preceded in death by his biological sister and brother's Joyce, Ron and Jackie; daughter-in-law Karie Kaiser, nee' Rakow. A visitation will be held Thursday evening October 20, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Park Hills Church in Freeport. The Home Going Celebration will be this Friday October 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Park Hills Church. He will be laid to rest at the Cedarville Cemetery immediately following the service. Please join our family for a reception back at the church at 5 p.m. A memorial fund will be set up under David Kaiser Memorial Fund for the Benefit of World Gospel Outreach in Tegucigalpa, Honduras where he served 5 short term mission trips to build orphanages. Please sign David's guestbook and share a memory at www.burketubbs.com .
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