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Wilbur Lawrence Kissinger dies at age 87

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Wilbur Lawrence Kissinger, age 87, of Caldwell County, Kentucky, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 5:51 p.m. at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Hasse Kissinger, one son, Larry Kissinger, of Caldwell County, Ky., two daughters, Jacqueline Rucker and husband, Fred, Caldwell County, Ky., and Glennda Highsmith and husband, David, Zachary, La., along with four brothers, Clifford Kissinger, Springfield, Ohio, Lloyd Kissinger, Chesterton, Ind., Daniel Kissinger and Karl Kissinger, Valparaiso, Ind., two sisters, Marjorie Underwood, Valparaiso, Ind. and Janey Cernek, Warren, Wis., nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Glenn and Cynthia Jane Anderson Kissinger, brother, James Kissinger and sister, Irene Weimer.

He was a retired structural iron worker, had worked as a iron worker for 41 years. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and a WWII veteran.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Morgan's Funeral Home, with Rev. John Benton officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Morgan's Funeral Home.

For more information call Morgan's Funeral Home at 270-365-5595.


Posted 2/8/2013