US Marine Corps

Robert John Keiser

December 24, 1933 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 87)


Aransas Pass- Robert John Keiser passed away on April 17, 2021. He was 87.

Robert was born on December 24, 1933 in New London, Connecticut to Robert and Marjorie (Knapton) Keiser. Although he is a native of Connecticut, he was part of a military family so he did travel to quite a few places. Robert joined the United States Marine Corps in the early 1950s and fought in the Korean War and received his Purple Heart and Korean War medal. Most people, including himself would consider him a true patriot. Robert was a loving husband, father, son, grandfather, and friend who will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Marjorie Keiser; daughter: Susan Keiser; sons: Steve and Scott Keiser; brother: John Keiser.

Survivors include his wife: Hortencia (Castro) Keiser, son: Roberto Jose Keiser of Aransas Pass; brothers: James Keiser (Patty) of Mary, Florida; sister: Joyce Hopkins (Dewight) of Weasley Chapel, Florida; and six grandchildren: Aron Lee Keiser, Ember Keiser, Ryan Keiser, Robert Keiser, Terry Carter Keiser, and Maggie Keiser.

Services include visitation starting at 9:00 AM at Resthaven Funeral Home on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Followed by a Funeral Mass the same day at 11:00 AM at The St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church in Aransas Pass. Burial will follow at the VA Cemetery in Corpus Christi at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

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Arrangements entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.

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April 22, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
1345 S. Commercial
Aransas Pass, TX 78336

Funeral Mass
April 22, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary Star of the Sea Church (Aransas Pass, Texas)

April 22, 2021

1:00 PM
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410-1408

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