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Ellsworth Heinrich Kaiser
Born - September 27, 1920
Dayton Township, Phillips County, Kansas
Baptized - October 17, 1920
Confirmed - June 24, 1934
Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas
Married - Tuesday, December 28, 1943
First Presbyterian Chapel - Santa Barbara, California
Veteran World War 2
Inducted into Army - September 19,1942
Service Number - 37225568
Died - Wednesday, March 26, 1969 - Phillips County, Kansas
Buried - Friday, March 28, 1969
Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Phillips County, Kansas
Dies In Tragic Accident
Ellsworth Kaiser, 48, Was the tragic victim of an
accidental gunshot wound Wednesday morning while
working in the oil field southwest of Phillipsburg
as a pumper. Kaiser was making the rounds of the wells,
and when he failed to return at the proper time, Delbert Bruning, who works with him, started out to see if there
had been unexpected trouble around one of the rigs. He found Kaiser's body near the fence line on
John Vandewege place, with a discharged
shotgun lying nearby.
The two men had seen a coyote in the vicinity
a number of times, and Kaiser had decided to try to stop it from bothering farmers' chickens in the area.
It is believed that the gun was discharged as
Kaiser went through the fence.
The Kaiser family has long been highly regarded in
the Stuttgart vicinity, where Ellsworth grew to manhood.
After farming for a time, he became an oil well pumper
in that area . Later he returned to the farm, but moved
to Phillipsburg about three years ago after selling out,
and went to work for Petroleum Management. Inc.,
as a pumper.
He was a very fine citizen, well known and
highly respected in Phillipsburg and in the Stuttgart area.
His many friends will join us in extending sincere
sympathy to the survivors. They include:
Mrs. Kaiser, a son Wyman who is a student at
Pittsburg State College, a daughter,
Mrs. Jerry Keesee, his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kaiser and a brother Ludwig.
Funeral arrangements had not been made at press time.
The Phillips County Review
March 27, 1969
Wife - Bertha Else (Zillinger) Kaiser
Born - August 2, 1921
Near Logan, Phillips County, Kansas
Father - Phillip Georg Johann Zillinger
Born - June 3, 1894 ~ Died - January 17, 1972
Mother -Janie Isabella (Griffin) Zillinger
Born - April 14, 1893 ~ Died - December 16, 1969
Daughter - Cheryl Loy (Kaiser) Keesee
Born -December 9, 1944
Son- Wyann Ellsworth Kaiser
Born - March 5, 1947
Brother - Ludwig Johann Richard Kaiser
Born - December 26, 1915
Father - Friedrich Kaiser
Mother - Maria Rosa Margaretha (Bach) Kaiser
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