Class of 1971

1971 Maroon SpotlightBill Kaiser
Bill Kaiser

William Robert Kaiser

March 12, 1953 – May 17, 2001

Kaiser was born March 12, 1953, in Stillwater to Raymond Francis and Margaret Irene (Dolezal) Kaiser. He married Debbie Sue Tussey Jan. 27, 1978, in Stillwater. The couple divorced. Kaiser then married Debbie Ann Cheney. He attended school in Perry, Vinita, Enid and then returned to Perry schools where he graduated from Perry High School in 1972.

After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving his country proudly in Germany and in the United States. He was honorably discharged and stayed in the Army Reserves. Kaiser was then honorably discharged as a Drill Sergeant.

While in Stillwater, he worked at MerCruiser Marine as a Quality Control Engineer. He then moved to Ponca City, Ardmore and then to Sherman, Texas.

In 1999, Kaiser returned to Stillwater and began working for Asplundh Tree Trimming. While in Stillwater, he lived with his Aunt Dorothy Childress before moving to his permanent home in Stillwater. He loved fishing, camping, working out and lifting weights with his brothers and sons. Kaiser loved being with his family and spending time with his children.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Dorothy Ann Kaiser.

Kaiser is survived by his sons, William Robert Kaiser II, Stillwater; Derrick Frank Kaiser, Stillwater; two daughters, Emily Sue Kaiser, Stillwater; Kelli Rae Kaiser, Ardmore; three grandchildren, Logan Frank Kaiser, Atlanta Renee Kaiser and Anabella Roze Kaiser, all of Stillwater; six brothers, Michael Ray Kaiser, Sand Springs; Joseph Dolezal Kaiser, Stillwater; Patrick Frank Kaiser, Stillwater; Gerald Richard Kaiser, Stillwater; James Anthony “Tony” Kaiser, Pawnee; John Christopher Kaiser, Stillwater; two sisters, Victoria Nellaine Gault, Ponca City; Mary Margaret McCulley, Ponca City; one aunt, Dorothy Childress; two uncles, Robert Frank Dolezal, Lakeway, Texas; and Richard Gene Dolezal, Longview, Texas.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery, Perry. Cremation is under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.