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Henry Kaiser - Veteran World War II

Heinrich Hermann Georg Kaiser

Henry Kaiser "Junior"

Born - April 30,1913

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Married - Sunday, December 6,1942

Ocean Park, Ventura County, California

Inducted into Army - February 3, 1941

Service Number - 37033504

Veteran World War  II

Died - March 28, 1985

Good Samaritan Hospital

 Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska

Buried - April 1, 1985

Fairview Cemetery

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

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Henry & Edna Kaiser



Henry Kaiser


Henry George Kaiser, second son of Henry C. and Sophie Eltiste Kaiser was born on April 30, 1913, on the family farm in the Iowa Union Community north of Phillipsburg. He passed away March 28, 1985, at the age of 71 years, 10 months and 28 days in the Good Samaritan Hospital at Kearney, Nebraska.


On December 6, 1942, he was married to Edna Jones of Ocean Park, California. To this union two children were born.


Henry, a WW II veteran, spent five years in the United States Army. He served in the European Area where he participated in the Normandy Invasion at Omaha Beach, the Breakout of St. Louis, and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a lifetime member of the V. F. W.


After the war, Henry returned to farming and ranching in Phillips County. He enjoyed the quiet freedom of outdoor life.


Henry’s last real enjoyment came when he accompanied his comrades of the 635 Tank Destroyer Bn. To Europe in the fall of 1984. The group revisited many of the WW II battlefields.


He was preceded in death by his parents. He leaves to mourn his wife, Edna; his son, Gerald, in the USAF presently stationed in South Korea, Gerald’s wife, Terri and their children, Jennifer and Heather; and his son, Robert of Shawnee, Kansas, Robert’s wife, Peggy, and their children, Ryan and Sarah; three brothers, Gus and Paul, Phillipsburg and William, Agra; two sisters, Sophia Hazen, Stockton and Wilma Look, Hays.


Memorial Services were held Monday, April 1, at 10 a.m. in the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel with Pastor Joel Hiesterman officiating. Fred R. Henrichs sang special music, accompanied by Helen Witmer.


Casket bearers were Alton Hazen, Roger Jones, Lawrence Look, Louis Bohl, Paul Beyerlein and Edwin Wilderman. Honorary bearers were all of Henry’s friends. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery with Military Honors by Meyers-Hesler VFW Post No. 1360, Phillipsburg.


Card of Thanks

We want to thank our friends for the cards, calls, beautiful flowers, and the many kindnesses shown us at the time of the loss of our loved one. The memorial contributions and all the other thoughtful deeds brought us much comfort and will always be remembered.

The Family of Henry G. Kaiser




Wife - Edna Charlotta (Jones) Kaiser

Born -June 23, 1916

Cambridge, Furnas County, Nebraska

Died - January 2, 2001

Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Buried - January 6, 2001

Fairview Cemetery

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

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Father - Reverend Harrison Morton Jones

Born - November 5,1892 - Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska

Died - December 1975 - Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska

Mother - Ruby (Achen) Jones

Born - October 27, 1894 - Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska

Died - November 8, 1948 - McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska



Son - Gerald George Kaiser

Born - January 24, 1949

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Married - January 28, 1978

Wife - Theresa (Lascari) Kaiser


Son - Robert Henry Kaiser

Born - December 30, 1951

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Married - January 1, 1977

Wife - Peggy (Hjetland) Kaiser


Father - Henry Christian Kaiser

Mother - Sophia Katherina (Eltiste) Kaiser





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