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Arthur J. Kieser

Arthur J. Kieser, age 84, of Burnsville, and formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Jan. 9, 2002 in Burnsville. Arthur was born Aug. 31, 1917, in Howard Lake, the son of Andrew and Susan Kieser.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; his parents, Andrew and Susan Kieser; brothers, Andrew Jr., Leo, Clemens, Walter, and Albert Kieser; sisters, Elinor Zagaria, Magdaline Nelson, and Leona Moran.

Arthur is survived by his wife, Florence; children, James (Sandra), Robert, Kenneth, Diane (Richard) Ritchie, and Roger Kieser; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Rosemary LaMotte; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at 10:30 a.m., at Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville.

Jim Kieser Jr., John Kieser, Todd Kieser, Chris Kieser, Eric Ritchie, and Matt Ritchie served as casket bearers.

Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

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