- Local Guide
Iva L. Kiser-Dowler, 98, of Cridersville, died at 12:56 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1913, in Duchouquet Township, to C. Cal and Dorothea Naumberg Carter, and they preceded her in death.
On May 23, 1936, she married Vernon Lyle Kiser, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1995. On June 13, 1998, she married John Russell Dowler of West Milton, and he preceded her in death Dec. 18, 2000.
She is survived by a son, Dr. Harvey (Janet) Kiser of Manhattan, Kan.; a daughter, Sandra L. (James) Miller of Toledo; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister; a sister-in-law.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Funeral services will begin at 5 p. m. Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, with the Rev. Jerry Wiles and the Rev. Nola Heilman officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
The family will receive friends two hours before the services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Cridersville United Methodist Church, to Otterbein-Cridersville or to the V. Lyle Kiser Conservation Education Fund, c/o Wapakoneta Foundation.
Condolences may be left at BayliffAndSon.com.