WALKER:     Veryl Kaiser, 85, died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton following an extended illness.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Walker United Methodist Church with Rev. Annette K. Ruhs Kruse officiating.  Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton at 2 PM.  Visitation will be held at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St. in Vinton from 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday.  A Memorial Fund has been established.

Veryl was born April 7, 1932 near Garrison to Louis E. and Viola (Likens) Kaiser and graduated from the Garrison High School.

On November 4, 1950 he was united in marriage to Eleanor Hays at Wesley United Methodist Church in Vinton.  The couple wintered in Arizona for many years where Veryl enjoyed golfing and other activities.

Veryl farmed in his early years and later owned Kaiser Truck Tire Center in Cedar Rapids prior to his retirement in the mid-90’s.  He was a member of the Walker United Methodist Church and as an owner of a ’29 Model A he was also a member of the Model A Club. He also enjoyed collecting antique wall clocks.  Veryl loved his family very much and was proud of all of them.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eleanor Kaiser of Walker; his sons, Kenneth (Karen) Kaiser of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Janet Edler) Kaiser of Walker; his daughter, Susan (Alan) Bird of Cedar Rapids, nine grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; his twin brother Beryl (Gay) Kaiser of Cedar Rapids; his sisters, Barbara (Wayne) Merchant of Vinton and Kay (Ron) Sieler of Colorado; and sister-in-law, Selma Kaiser of Vinton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Glenn and Louis Kaiser; and his sisters, Merldene Turner and Maxine Lockard.

Condolences may be left at:  www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com