Ralph Frederick Kaiser, age 86, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Marie and his eight children: Ann Pfeiffer, Susan (Larry) Peterfeso, Kurt (Colene), John (Carol), Karen (Edwin) Hessell, James (Susan), Paul (Traci) and Mark (Dawn) Kaiser; also survived by 28 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by daughter Lois and son-in-laws Dale White and Thomas Pfeiffer. Mr. Kaiser was a sod farmer, and was Fire Chief of Macomb Township Fire Department for 12 years. He was active in church, and enjoyed family, hunting and fishing, and collecting birds.
Visitation is Wednesday, 2 to 9 pm at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Road, Macomb.
Funeral service is Thursday at 11 am (instate at 10 am) St. Peter Lutheran Church of Macomb, 17051 24 Mile Road, Macomb.
The Michigan State Firemen’s Association Officers join in extending Heartfelt Sympathy to the family in this Hour of Sorrow.