The following is my transcription of the obituary for Carl W. Kiefer.
A resident of Painesville since 1910, Carl W. Kiefer, 93, died Friday morning at the Homestead 2 Nursing Home, Painesville, after a lingering illness.
Mr. Kiefer had lived at 7 North Park Place, Painesville. He was born June 29, 1862 in Cleveland.
Until his retirement, he had been office manager of the Frank Stanton Ford firm in Painesville and had also worked for the C.J. Wadsworth Clothing Cabinet Co.
Mr. Kiefer was a member of the Painvesville United Methodist Church, Elks Lodge No. 549 in Painesville, and the Painesville Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William (Helen) Blackmore of Cleveland Heights; sister Mrs. Ella Sweet of Monroe, Mich., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Beth in 1958, his second wife Marie earlier this year, and a son John C.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville. Dr. Alva W. Taylor of the Painesville United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Calling hours will be from noon until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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