Lee Kelser

December 9, 1931May 12, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Columbus, OH.


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May 18, 2014

He will be greatly missed. I knew Lee for over 50 years. My sympathies to Lois and family.
Sincerely, Ammo Joe Reinbolt

Chuck Kiner

May 16, 2014

Dear Debbie and family,

My deepest sympathies to all of you. He was a great man that brought you up with all the loving support from him and your mom...the very best to all of you in your time of need .

Brenda (Blauser) Stapleton

May 16, 2014

It was a very meaningful time for me yesterday and today to spread a lot of love to the "Kelser Family". Starting with yesterday being at the evening calling hours gave me the opportunity to know a little more about Lee that I didn't know before like his gun collection and loving to travel almost everywhere with his wife. Seeing the video of all those family photos brought back many years of knowing Lee even before I actually became a member of Maize Manor in 1979.

I know he was present at the church service when I got baptized in 1979, the ceremony of being recgonized when I graduated from high school in 1980, my husband and I invited him to our wedding in 1988 and so glad to have him as part of our wedding video, and last year when we celebrated by renewing our vowels.

The funeral at Maize Manor was so meaningful and Pastor Jim Freshour did a exceptional job as always when it comes to officiating a funeral, just like he did my dad's in 2010. For those few minutes that I had the chance to say what was on my mind about remembering Lee in a good way and received a lot of what great of a job I did by a lot of people afterwards.

At Forest Lawn after Pastor Jim spoke, the 21-gun salute, the playing of the taps and the two flags that were given to both Lee's wife Lois and their son Tom will be cherished for the rest of their lives to be passed down at a later date gave me a personal meaning that we had the same done for my late dad.

The food afterwards that was prepared by the Women of Maize Manor was very delicious and the time that was given to just talk to as many people as I could gave me a great feeling to have for a long time.

Lee is in no more pain and did accomplished a lot while being active at Maize Manor and etc. He will never be forgotten but always remembered by his family and many friends he made.

Marvin Blake, CW4 (Ret)

May 15, 2014

Working with Lee was a real pleasure. He was always upbeat and ready to help. RIP my friend.

Sam Palumbo

May 14, 2014

Lee was one of the finest people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.


May 14, 2014


Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

May 14, 2014

God Bless/RIP,to ALL who served."Those caissons will keep rolling along".Thank YOU for your service,CWO4 Kelser...and Semper Fi.