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December 02, 2008 3:19 am

Wilfred Roy 'Willy' Kaiser

Written by Tribune Staff

(Dec. 5, 1944 - Nov. 28, 2008)

Wilfred Roy "Willy" Kaiser of Byron, died Friday, Nov. 28 at his home in Byron. He was 63.

Wilfred was born Dec. 5, 1944 in Basin, to Alexander and Frieda Manweiler Kaiser. He graduated from Powell High School in 1963 and from welding school in Hardin, Mont., in 1970. He married Charlotte L. Morse in Billings, Mont., on June 26, 1965. He was a member of Teamsters Local #83 and Heavy Equipment Operators Engineer #428. He was a member of the Lutheran church, Eagles, Elks, and Moose clubs, and AL Chrysler car clubs.

Wilfred is survived by his son Kent R. Kaiser of Byron, daughter Jalene R. (George) Harris, of Chapman, Neb., sister Sharon Kaiser (Cliff) Jordan of Powell, and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Raymond, sister and brother-in-law Shirley Kaiser Hayner and Gordon Hayner.

Funeral services will be held at Thompson Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, with burial in the Lovell Cemetery. Viewing is one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers include Jim Horner, Jordan Hoerster, Gene Winterholler, Jim Rodriguez, Dwight Gilbert and Garry Ley. Honorary pallbearer is Fred Becktold.

For those who wish, memorials may be sent to Powell Valley Hospice, 246 N. Absaroka, Powell, Wyo.
Thompson Funeral Home assisted the family.