Lester J. Kaiser

September 12, 1924 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 95)


MORTON - Lester J. Kaiser, 95, of Morton, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.
He was born on September 12, 1924, in Morton, to Carl E. and Lillian (Stortz) Kaiser. He married Irene Banwart on March 26, 1950, in Ft. Scott, Kan.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Kaiser of Morton; one son, Denny (Sue) Kaiser of Morton; four daughters, Carla (Phil) Bock of Bloomington, Jane (Dan) Steffen of Bluffton, Ind., Lisa (Bill) Quigley of Morton, Lori (Greg) Daniel of Morton; 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren with one on the way.
He was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Mark Peters; two brothers and one sister.
Lester worked as a brick mason for 48 years for many local mason contactors.
Lester enjoyed spending his days gardening, golfing, and woodworking. He also spent his evenings studying prophecy. Lester volunteered several years at Midwest Food Bank.
He was a member of Morton Apostolic Christian Church, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Further visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Morton Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery in Morton.
Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Restmor or Midwest Food Bank.


SEP 24. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550


SEP 25. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Morton Apostolic Christian Church
2201 Veterans Rd.
Morton, IL

Funeral Service

SEP 25. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Morton Apostolic Christian Church
2201 Veterans Rd.
Morton, IL

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