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Omer Kiser

October 14, 1927 — October 15, 2023

New Philadelphia

Omer Kiser


Omer Thomas Kiser, age 96, of New Philadelphia died Sunday, October 15, 2023, while in Schoenbrunn Health Care Center at New Philadelphia under the care of Community Hospice.

Born on October 14, 1927, in New Philadelphia, Ohio Omer was a son of the late Omer Otto and Laura (Stahlecker) Kiser.

He was a 1945 graduate of New Philadelphia High School and on July 19, 1949, married Peggy Fetters. Together the couple raised three children and shared in 73 years of marriage before her passing on October 10, 2022.

Omer was a 38-year employee of Gradall at New Philadelphia and enjoyed seasonal camping at Atwood Lake for 40 years.  He also enjoyed summer vacations visiting with family out West.

Omer is survived by his children, Terry (Joanne) Kiser of New Philadelphia, Sheri (Randy) Kinser of New Philadelphia and Tom (Pam) Kiser of Zoarville; grandchildren, Cody (Lindsey) Kiser, Colt Kiser, John (Libby) Stevenson, Jr., Christen (Jason) Marzilli, Brian Stevenson, Tyler (Miki) Kiser, and Tanner (Anne) Kiser; great-grandchildren, Zachary (Courtney), Mitchell (Taylor) Jakob, Karlie, Zaylah, Quinn, Austin (Claire), Kayden and Nolan; and great-great-grandchildren, Fynn, Oliver, Eloise, Lilibet. Completing the family are two step-grandchildren, Shawn Kinser, Kris (Amy) Kinser, and three step-great-grandchildren, Samantha (Brian), Josh, and Ben as well as his nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Omer was preceded in death by his brother, Curt Kiser; and sister, Daisy Brown.

In keeping with Omer’s cremation care will take place.  The family will greet friends on Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Thursday, October 26, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Linn-Hert Geib Funeral Home & Crematory - New Philadelphia

116 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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