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Bill E. Kyser

November 11, 1922 — May 18, 2003

Bill E. Kyser, a lifetime Plymouth resident, died at 7:55 P.M. Sunday, May 18, 2003 at his residence, following a short illness.

Bill was born in Plymouth on November 11, 1922 to Ora E. and Ethel Troutman Kyser. He was a 1940 graduate of Lincoln High School, Plymouth.

During W.W. II, Bill served his county with the Third U.S. Army in Europe from January 1942 thru September, 1945.

On September 5, 1942, in the United Brethren Parsonage, Bill took Patsy E. “Pat” Nichols as his bride.

Before entering the service Bill worked for the Plymouth Monument Co. Plymouth, In 1949, Bill started working for The Bendix Corp., South Bend and retired from there in 1978. He worked with Plymouth Monument Co. part time while working at Bendix, and then later worked part time for the City of Plymouth for several years, maintaining the Oakhill cemeteries.

Bill enjoyed many interests and hobbies, he was a crafted woodworker and spent many hours perfecting his skill. He also enjoyed spending numerous hours in his organic garden. He enjoyed spending time shopping for cars and maintaining them. A member of the First United Methodist Church, Plymouth, and he belonged to the Plymouth VFW Post 1162, and Plymouth American Legion Post 27.

Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years Patsy “Pat” Kyser, Plymouth and son, Mike (Patty) Kyser, Bremen, Indiana, one grandson; Timothy (Kim) Kyser, Plymouth, and one granddaughter; Michele (John) LaFree, Plymouth and three great grandchildren, Jacob, Nathan, Emily LaFree, all of Plymouth, and a sister, Thelma Newcomb also of Plymouth.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister Dorothy Kyser.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday May 21, 2003 at the Johnson-Danieslon Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St. Plymouth, Indiana.

Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Dr. E. Dean Fager, First United Methodist Church, Plymouth, will be held Thursday May 22, 2003 at 10:30 A.M. in the funeral home.

Interment will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, with the Plymouth VFW Post 1162 conducting Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Hospice.
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